Tuesday, July 2, 2013
How algorithms rule the world
The Guardian newspaper today is leading with a story called "How algorithms rule the world," partially motivated by the ongoing NSA security leaks, it shows how it's not just the security services who trawl through vast amounts of our data to find interesting patterns. From dating websites and financial trading floors, through to online retailing and internet searches, healthcare planning and even music production - algorithms are becoming a vital part of our daily lives. It's an interesting article - recommended.