Kth Smallest Element in a Sorted Matrix

This is Thursday and a template summer day in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. The highs for today have been forecasted in the low to mid 70s F. Overall the temperatures a lower than usual.

Earlier this morning I watched the NewScientist DEBATE “Information and the future of defense” presented by BAE Systems. It was interesting. The panel had a moderator and if I recall four contributors with very good credentials in the topic at hand.

In my humble opinion, cyberwarfare is a very serious threat brought by bad actors which may represent organizations or states. Since they can be very damaging and are constantly morphing, AI should be employed to determine the threat in a very short time (e.g., milliseconds), block it, and bring harm to the actors. There is an old saying, if force does not solve your problem, you are not using enough. I will not go into more detail at this time, but chatting, discussing and signing agreements between good actors will never stop bad ones. Continue reading “Kth Smallest Element in a Sorted Matrix”