→ How Algorithms Shape Our World (TED)

From “Kevin Slavin argues that we’re living in a world designed for – and increasingly controlled by – algorithms. In this riveting talk from TEDGlobal, he shows how these complex computer programs determine: espionage tactics, stock prices, movie scripts, and architecture. And he warns that we are writing code we don’t understand, with implications we can’t control.

Posted by Robin on September 18, 2011