Automate This How Algorithms Came to Rule Our World (Audiobook) By Christopher Steiner
English | 2012 | ISBN: 1591844924 | ASIN: B0099S88JY | 7 hours and 41 minutes | MP3 | 211 MB
The rousing story of the last gasp of human agency and how today’s best and brightest minds are endeavoring to put an end to it.
It used to be that to diagnose an illness, interpret legal documents, analyze foreign policy, or write a newspaper article you needed a human being with specific skills—and maybe an advanced degree or two. These days, high-level tasks are increasingly being handled by algorithms that can do precise work not only with speed but also with nuance. These “bots” started with human programming and logic, but now their reach extends beyond what their creators ever expected.