The previous post described the methodology I’ve used to calculate similarities between recipes in cookit. If you haven’t read it I’ll give it 4 minutes because it will make understanding this post easier. Go one, I’ll wait.
It ended on a happy note and everything seemed to be downhill from there on. It was until I tried to run it. It took long. Very long. How long? I don’t know because I’ve canceled it after about one hour. Going with a famous quote (probably from Einstein, but there are some ambiguities in this subject)
Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results
I’ve decided to, once again, use math to assess how long the calculation will take.Continue reading...