Programmer Bedtime Stories: The Recursed Army

Pisher Speaks

“Ahhhh, but are they, sire,” Pisher asked wistfully. “I am just afraid those low performers pulled the average down too much and allowed some average soldiers to slip through. We should test again to be absolutely sure.”

So Pisher sold the king trained wolves for the soldiers to outrun, and ten-stone calves for the soldiers to lift. And out of the 6,600+ soldiers the king had left, over two-thousand were not above average. And after the last soldier of that group was fired and sent home, Pisher said to the king “it was worse than I thought. That first group of poor performers pulled the average down so much, we almost missed all these others. But with so many…”

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