What Algorithms Want: Imagination in the Age of Computing- Episode 150 of The Invisible Hand


I remember first learning about algorithms back in Junior High- Spoiler Alert: Math wasn’t my forte- and being bored out of my skull. Come to find out, I probably should have been paying closer attention, because algorithms call a lot of the shots in our 21st century world. Ed Finn of Arizona State brings both a technical and liberal arts view point into both how algorithms have developed but how they are subtly affecting how we humans see and interact with our world. So, from May 15, 2017, Ed Finn talking about his book, What Algorithms Want: Imagination in the Age of Computing.