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During a talk called "Why Know Algorithms" at [[OSCON]] 2011, speaker Andrew Aksynoff showed a slide demonstrating selecting women from a database by a "hotness" criterion. For the rest of the talk, he used this as an example of database query optimisation.
 
During a talk called "Why Know Algorithms" at [[OSCON]] 2011, speaker Andrew Aksynoff showed a slide demonstrating selecting women from a database by a "hotness" criterion. For the rest of the talk, he used this as an example of database query optimisation.
 
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==References==
*[http://petdance.com/2011/07/distracting-examples-ruin-your-presentation/ Distracting examples ruin your presentation] Andy Lester documents the incident, including photographs of some of the slides.
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*[https://petdance.wordpress.com/2011/07/26/distracting-examples-ruin-your-presentation/ Distracting examples ruin your presentation] Andy Lester documents the incident, including photographs of some of the slides.
   
 
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During a talk called "Why Know Algorithms" at OSCON 2011, speaker Andrew Aksynoff showed a slide demonstrating selecting women from a database by a "hotness" criterion. For the rest of the talk, he used this as an example of database query optimisation.

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