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Playing Patience: The Curiously Fascinating History Of Solitaire

Playing Patience: The Curiously Fascinating History Of Solitaire

There aren’t any good statistics concerning the percentage of the world’s computing power devoted to games of Solitaire (as it is called in American English) or Patience (British English), but computer science professor Luis von Ahn estimated that people spent a collective 9 billion hours on the game in 2003. To put this in perspective,