The scene: I'm standing with a friend at the 42nd street subway platform waiting for the 2/3. My buddy asks me if I know anything about GA. We're not talking about Georgia here kids, we're talking Genetic Algorithms. Shortly after that, he's got my head spinning with ideas of travel and how to find the shortest journey involving x amount of cities. Two weeks later, I've taken the weekend to comprehend fitness functions, mutation and natural selection. The evidence can be seen here.