Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal by Zach Weinersmith for July 17, 2015
Smart, attractive, reliable. Pick two. Pfft. That's a simple optimization problem. Desirability = smart x attractive x reliable. Although... Some of the factors may be correlated positively or negatively, which limits the possibility space... Though on the other hand, one factor might predict future change in another... 12 hours later... After 2 to 16th power simulations, it is clear that you should assign 0.71 two intelligence, 0.83 two reliability, and 0.46 to attractiveness. Wow. What a waste of time. You must be really attractive and reliable.