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Episode #164 - April 5, 2011

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Goliath gets Clever, Development on the Road tests your Sanity, Rubygems and Bundler get bumped, and nominations for the 2011 Ruby Hero Awards are now open on this episode of Ruby5.

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Jason Brownlee has been putting together a book called Clever Algorithms which focuses on "nature-inspired programming recipes." The algorithms included cover evolutionary, swarm, probabilistic algorithms, and more. The book is freely available online and contains Ruby code examples for all algorithms, and the book's source is available on GitHub. Also, if you like the content, you can purchase a physical copy to give Jason some love.

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