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Understanding one of computer science's most classic problems.
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All over the world, food is way too expensive right now.
The term "food riot" has a particularly eerie ring. We can imagine a lot of end-times scenarios and we do, because we enjoy it. Us, here in the United States or whatever other first-world nation you're reading from (we're big in Australia, I hear), can...