File this under "Wait, seriously?": until two computer scientists published a paper in 2016, there was no computer algorithm that could divide a cake fairly among any number of people. Because cutting a cake is a parallel to a wide range of real-world problems—dividing land, for example, or splitting wealth—this new advancement in computer science has wide-reaching implications.
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Written by Ashley Hamer May 12, 2017
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