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Kevin Slavin:
How algorithms shape our world

TEDGlobal 2011 · 15:22 · Filmed Jul 2011
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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 can't understand, with implications we can't control.

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Kevin Slavin navigates in the algoworld, the expanding space in our lives that’s determined and run by algorithms. Full bio
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