The biggest quiz ever? – Science
How do you get your brain to work faster?
This is the question posed by a team of British mathematicians, led by Mark Lawrence, at the Royal Society’s annual conference in Oxford.
They have devised an algorithm that they claim is the fastest known algorithm, which is a far cry from the human brain.
They are calling it a “brainfuck” – a computer program that executes the same code as the human mind but with a more complex logic, so that it can be applied to a whole host of real-world problems.
But it is far from the only brainfuck available, as the BBC’s Science Check investigates.
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