Tetris is hard


According to a report in Scientific American, researchers have found that Tetris is actually a very hard problem to solve. One of the authors of the original report, Erik D. Demaine, said:

"While you're playing Tetris, you're really solving hard problems"

This totally validates all that time I spent bashing away at a monochrome version of Tetris on my old PowerBook 100 when I should have been writing my thesis. Hey, I was training my mind! And having lots of dreams about oddly shaped blocks falling all around me...