June 8, 2005, 5:55 am
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After all these years, I’ve finally discovered why I always sucked at Rubik’s cube . . . From Wired:

At the fad’s height, a high school student named Jessica Fridrich quietly invented a way to crack the puzzle in under 20 seconds. The key is memorizing some 100 algorithms. Then, after arranging a cross-shaped pattern on one side of the cube, a player can quickly solve a column at a time by applying the right algorithm. . . [read more]

Me and algorithms just never did get along.


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