Fascinating world of Algorithms

We live in a fascinating world of Algorithms. I recently went to a tech-world conference in San Francisco and stayed in Westin at St. Franklin Street and happened to experience the new style Elevator known as destination-controlled elevators. These are the one’s where you had to press the floor where you’re going to go to before getting into the elevator and it uses Bin-packing algorithm to guide you to the correct car. Everybody who wants to go to 21st floor goes into car two and everybody who wants to go to 7th floor goes into car five and so on. No buttons in the elevator, and totally driven by Algorithm and just a red button that say STOP. Totally machine designed for humans. Scary or Fascinating ?destinationcontrol elevator


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