Optimizing Inefficiency: Human folly and the quest for the worst sorting algorithm

made and submitted by DanielMiller
I try to maintain a sense of wonder throughout my process of learning CS. In this blog post I wrote something a bit more philosophical, drawing on training as a musician to try to provide an answer to why seemingly inefficient algorithms can still be interesting and compelling objects of study. (Image is CC BY-NC-ND 2.0; source cited in post.)