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The Secret Rules of Modern Living: Algorithms (2015)

Professor Marcus du Sautoy demystifies the hidden world of algorithms and reveals where these 2,000-year-old problem solvers came from, how they work, and what they have achieved.

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Professor Marcus du Sautoy demystifies the hidden world of algorithms and reveals where these 2,000-year-old problem solvers came from, how they work, and what they have achieved.

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Raises awareness

Marcus du Sautoy, a mathematician at heart, guides us, in an easy manner, through the power and complexity of this ambiguous things called algorithms, that rule and shape our world every single day. It's very interesting to see the various types they come in, and much more interesting, rather astonishing, to see them in action. Whether your searching the internet or taking a photo, high chances are algorithms are running in the background. I invite you to watch this compelling documentary, to gain a slight insight of how algorithms work.


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