Your Phone, The Sudoku-Solving Savant
By Perry Michael Simon on January 12, 2011
Did you see this the other day? Google Goggles, the app for Android that’s meant to let you take a picture of a place or thing and have Google find information about it, can now, apparently, solve Sudoku puzzles.
Where was this a few years ago when people actually cared about Sudoku?
It’s cool, actually, that this thing can solve a puzzle just by “looking” at it, and I know that it can ultimately be applied in more interesting ways, but as for Sudoku, it’s kind of pointless — if you care about the solution to a Sudoku puzzle, you’re going to work the puzzle out yourself.
Or you’ll use your Android phone and apply the time you saved to something more productive. It can’t solve a Rubik’s Cube yet, can it?