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Thursday Code Puzzler: Bean Counting

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Thursday Code Puzzler: Bean Counting

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It's Thursday, so it's time for another code puzzler. The idea is simple: solve the coding problem as efficiently as you can, in any language or framework that you find suitable.

Note: Even though there really is nothing stopping you from finding a solution to this on the internet, try to keep honest, and come up with your own answer.  It's all about the participation!

A Programmatic Approach to Bean Counting

Today's puzzle is a bit general - I'm looking for you to find a programmatic way of counting how many jelly beans are in jar. Think outside the box here. Does your function take dimensions to approximate? Do you take a picture and use image processing algorithms?  

Catch up on all our previous puzzlers here

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