If you ever wondered how orange juice can always taste so damn perfect every time you have it, it's because of an algorithm. Coca Cola, which makes Simply Orange and Minute Maid, has an algorithm called the "Black Book" which allows it to standardize Mother Nature. It's crazy.
NPR's Robert Krulwich has a whimsical piece on the one formula that rules it all, from unicellular organisms to whales and sequoias and humans. A math formula that governs our life and tells us when to die.
Take a look at the new steel door that is now protecting one of the world's closest-guarded secrets, perhaps only second to Elvis Presley's current secret identity and location. It's the Coca-Cola vault, the new centerpiece of the World of Coca-Cola museum in downtown Atlanta.
There's a baby crying next to you, and it's extremely annoying. You hate it. It's a cute baby, but come on, you're trying to sleep on the train. Luckily, math (and tech that uses it) can wipe the baby out.
The math itself doesn't make much sense, but I like the concept of this formula to calculate the real size of your gadget. One thing is clear: the Apple fanboy constant automatically sets the weigh to near-zero. [Not Quite Wrong]