TED Talks: Kevin Slavin on How Algorithms Shape Our World

Kevin Slavin navigates in the algoworld, the expanding space in our lives that’s determined and run by algorithms. 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. (12 min)

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