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[teaser] optimal eating

What do Domino's drivers, MLB baseball teams, Delta Air Lines, the U.S. military and traveling salesmen all have in common? They all benefit from a branch of mathematical optimization known as linear programming.

The Cracked Labyrinth

By some reckoning, the measure of a craftsman is his ability to make his own tools... And programmers or software engineers, while not quite craftsmen in the traditional sense, do this perpetually by building functions and scripts.