Wednesday, January 28, 2009

quicksort analogy

Manager: He is a bad apple.
Fanatic of Jeff Atwood: He is -- "a cancer".
Software Engineer: He is like Quick Sort - but without the O(nlogn) complexity i.e. O(n^2) - for a problem that is already solved or sorted - because of poor pivot choices.

[Hat tip to xkcd]

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