I finished reading Automate This: How Algorithms Came to Rule Our World. January 20th must be finished reading this title.
“Humans have been devising, altering, and sharing algorithms for thousands of years, long before the term itself ever surfaced. Algorithms needn’t involve graduate school math or even math at all. The Babylonians employed algorithms in matters of law; ancient teachers of Latin checked grammar using algorithms; doctors have long relied on algorithms to assign prognoses; and countless numbers of men from all corners of the earth have used them in an attempt to predict the future.”
While this book is not currently available at CSUN, I purchased it for my Nook over the holidays. Here are a few options for finding this title :