Ideas tagged with algorithms

Social Jailbreak: a social media aggregator designed to circumvent social media monopolies

**Social Jailbreak** (SJB) describes a proposed viral application that would allow social media users to communicate beyond the limits imposed by social media monopolies. Several platforms (e.g. Hootsuite) and some social networks (mainly Friendica) merge their users' different newsfeeds that th...

By Perig Gouanvic

The Journal of Competitive Programming

Competitive Programming (CP) or Sports Programming is solving well-defined problem statements abiding by time and memory constraints with the help of [sandboxed environments](https://stackoverflow.com/questions/2126174/what-is-sandboxing) on computing machines, appropriate data structures, and a...

By Deepak Ahire

An algorithm to end gerrymandering

U.S. House of Representative districts are bounded by centuries-old state borders, and redrawn by state legislatures. This has led to constitutional problems, and overcoming the problem of gerrymandering has not gone away. I propose a distance-weighted voting algorithm where any citizen can vote...

By David Wright

Application of the Central Limit Theorem to dice notation parsing

The Central Limit Theorem ([Moivre, 1738](https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139833783)) describes how a normal distribution can be used to approximate the sum of identical distributions. This approximation can be used in optimizations for dice notation parsers to calculate the result of rolling...

By Ian Frederick Vigogne Goodbody Hunter