Can you solve the fantasy election riddle? – Dennis E. Shasha

Published on April 5, 2021
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After much debate, the realm has decided dragon jousting may not be the best way to choose its leaders, and has begun transitioning to democracy. Your company was hired to survey the citizens of the land and predict which candidate will win. There’s a lot riding on this: if you get it wrong, heads— well, your head— will quite literally roll. Can you predict the winner? Dennis Shasha shows how.

Lesson by Dennis E. Shasha, directed by Igor Coric, Artrake Studio.

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