Slashdot, Travelling Salesman, Thriller Set in a World Where P=NP, here. Watch the trailer – it is the best thing you will see this week. Premieres 16 Jun. From the trailer it looks like Tom Cruise meets Mr. T to work a polynomial runtime algorithm to take over the world. Wonder what language the algorithm is coded up in? Please, please have it be standard ml of new jersey running on Xcode/Mountain Lion cross compiled to run on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud. If these really are literally four of the smartest guys on earth you know right away there is going to be a problem checking out the right patch version from CVS so they know what to build and hide from the bad government drill-your-head guys. Maybe there are a bunch of grad students in the next room, with pizza and iPad2s or something. I’ll start you off with the relevant dialog:
Government Bad Guy: Hit Control-C now.
Smartest in the World 1: I can’t …
President: NOW! Abort!
Smartest in the World 2: What’s Control See?