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The hardest problem in computer science, computer chip graffiti, and why programmers sometimes need to give the queen a duck.

HP chip

Hey, why is there a tiny red horse engraved on that computer chip?


The P vs. NP problem is the most important unsolved problem in computer science. Part 1, Part 2.


Programmers and digital artists plagued by meddling middle managers have been known to add a decoy to their work.

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