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The Advent of the Algorithm: The 300-Year Journey from an Idea to the Computer - Berlinski, David, PH.D., and Holland, Dennis (Read by)
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Simply put, an algorithm is a set of instructions-it's the code that makes computers run. A basic idea that proved elusive for hundreds of years and bent the minds of the greatest thinkers in the world, the algorithm is what made the modern world possible. Without the algorithm, there would have been no computer, no Internet, no virtual reality, no e-mail, or any other technological advance that we rely on every day. In The Advent of the Algorithm, David Berlinski combines science, history, and math to explain and ...

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The Advent of the Algorithm: The 300-Year Journey from an Idea to the Computer 2016, Audible Studios on Brilliance

ISBN-13: 9781511318143

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The Advent of the Algorithm: The 300-Year Journey from an Idea to the Computer 2001, Mariner Books, Belmont, CA

ISBN-13: 9780156013918

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