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  1. Apr 2023
    1. Instrumental to this era of speed cubing was Dr. Jessica Fridrich, who in 1997 developed a method for solving the cube faster than ever. Most of the fastest cube solvers nowadays use some version of the Fridrich method.
    2. no algorithm can flip a single edge in place
    3. There aren’t any algorithms that can swap only a pair of corners, nor only a pair of edges.
    4. swapping a pair of edges and a pair of corners cancel each other out, since there’s an algorithm to undo that.