Automate This: How Algorithms Came to Rule Our World (Audio)
Publish date: September 11th 2012
Publisher: Your Coach Digital
Edition language: English
(Original Review, 2012-08-04)There has been a long tradition of defining intelligence to be whatever machines can't do at the time. The recent book "Automate This: How Algorithms came to rule our world" by Christopher Steiner gives a good overview of many of the fields in which computers have achiev...
Although there were a few historical tidbits that were interesting, this book is effectively a tour of how "algorithms" are bringing new efficiencies to many different fields... maybe one day YOURS! Maybe enlightening to the buggy whip manufacturers out there, but not exactly breaking news for the ...
Awesome easy digestion of the many ways algorithms are being used in our world. highly recommend this read.
How can the discussion of algorithms be made interesting to the masses? Of course, one way is to talk about how algorithms affect finances. And sports. And health. There seemed to be so much left unsaid and only hinted at. I wanted more than recursions into Wall Street and biographical snippets...
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