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Overview: Your secret weapon to understanding―and using!―one of the most powerful influences in the world today
From your Facebook News Feed to your most recent insurance premiums―even making toast!―algorithms play a role in virtually everything that happens in modern society and in your personal life. And while they can seem complicated from a distance, the reality is that, with a little help, anyone can understand―and even use―these powerful problem-solving tools!
In Algorithms For Dummies, you’ll discover the basics of algorithms, including what they are, how they work, where you can find them (spoiler alert: everywhere!), who invented the most important ones in use today (a Greek philosopher is involved), and how to create them yourself.