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honey the codewitch24-Jan-21 4:20
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rob tillaart24-Jan-21 23:20
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energy usage.

Performance is a clear functional requirement that must be met, energy usage is a secondary quality attribute (a.k.a. non-functional requirement) that has gained attention in the last 2 decades.

Computers, servers, internet, cloud, big data etc already use (fill in your favorite number)% of our total energy consumption and that number is very likely to rise. Energy efficient algorithms help to slow that growth.

Another area where energy efficiency is important is mobile devices. Some of you may recall apps on your phone that drained the battery. And IOT, Arduino etc, think devices that run on battery or solar.

As a rule of thumb, faster algorithms use less energy, so improvements in performance might still be valuable.

mental exercise
Another argument for improving performance of algorithms is the mental exercise which is fun for some of us.
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