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Posts Tagged ‘food’

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Friday, January 16th, 2009

The question: "why do hash functions use prime numbers?" Β I knew I'd seen someone suggest it wasn't necessary in researching this topic last week. Β (They cited this, if you care.)

The Google search: "prime hash".

Result #1: Why do hash functions use prime numbers?

Result #2: Prime Hanger Steak with Crispy Hash Browns and Pierre Poivre Sauce

Mmmm, prime hanger steak with crispy hash browns and pierre poivre sauce!

Mmmm, prime hanger steak with crispy hash browns and pierre poivre sauce!

I think it was lunchtime at that point.

Also, did you know the reproductive cycle of cicadas is 17 years?