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As a fellow Austrian I don't intend to criticize the author too much (;. It's an okay article, however nothing special and tbh it kinda feels like the introductory section of the first chapter of an algorithms book.

What's bugging me tough, is that lately quite a few of those "okay but not Hacker News material" articles made it to the top.

It seems that esp. the words mathematics and algorithm are enough for an article to appear in the top ten. I wonder why that is ...

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