Or you might even relax the problem somewhat, looking for a fast algorithm that merely finds designs that meet most of the component specifications.Thus, the primary application of the theory of NP-completeness is to assist algorithm designers in directing their problem-solving efforts toward those approaches that have the greatest likelihood of leading to useful algorithms. Sure, you can approximate a solution, but an optimal solution requires so many calculations as to be infeasible, even with computers that operated at, say .. In fact, one of the outstanding problems in computer science is determining whether questions exist whose answer can be quickly checked, but which require an impossibly long time to solve by any direct procedure.
As with so many things in programming, the first step is learning enough to know when you're really screwed.
Unfortunately for poor Joey, this sad corollary to NP-completeness apparently applies to dating, too.
Needless to say, he went home the next morning, and I've neither talked to or seen him since. Things were going really well, and he eventually almost moved in with me and my family.
Then I caught him looking down my 12-year-old daughter's shirt. Recently found out he is awaiting a hearing for a sexual attack on a child under 12.
I looked at him quizzically, and he said, "You need to change your pad before you go to bed — you could get TSS [toxic shock syndrome]." He proceeded to argue with me for a solid 10 minutes about whether or not I should change my pad.
His argument was that he was an EMT and has a sister, so he "knows all about these things." My argument was that I've had a vagina for 20 years.
I blocked his number and set all my Facebook settings to private, and I've not been on POF or anything similar since.
This guy sent me this message on Tinder: "pizza and anal?
I dodged a bullet and will never trust dating online again. We began messaging, and he seemed like a nice person, so we exchanged numbers.