A couple months ago I wrote and published my first public blog post for work! It took a lot of effort to massage my rough draft into the final piece and I’m super grateful for the editing, proofreading, and general writing tips and feedback from Joe, Matt, and Dan.
In the blog post, I cover
one of my favorite data structure/algorithm, union-find! (aka disjoint-set).
I walk through the computer science-y details of the union-find and how Heap uses it to solve a unique
challenge core to our product. There’s even a bit of novel-ish heuristics and some big real-world
Without further ado… Applying Textbook Data Structures for Real Life Wins