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Automate This - a book by Steiner, Christopher

Automate This

How Algorithms Came to Rule over Our World

Automate This( )
Author: Steiner, Christopher
ISBN:978-1-59184-652-9
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Portfolio Trade
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

How the rise of computerized decision-making affects every aspect of business and daily life   The bot takeover began with high frequency trading on Wall Street, and from there it spread to all manners of high-level tasks—such as diagnosing illnesses or interpreting legal documents. There is no realm of human endeavor safe from algorithms that employ speed, precision and nuance.   In this fascinating book, Steiner tells the story of how...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Computers / Computer Simulation
Mathematics / Algebra / General
Business & Economics / Finance / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.4 x 0.6 Inches
Book Weight:0.48 Pounds
Author Biography
Steiner, Christopher (Author)
Christopher Steiner is an author and staff writer for Forbes magazine, often writing on energy, technology and innovative entrepreneurs. His research has led him to his first book, $20 Per Gallon: How the Rising Cost of Gasoline Will Radically Change Our Lives, which was published in June 2009.

Steiner received his B.S. in civil engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1999. In 2003, he received his M.S. in Journalism from Northwestern University. He has worked as a civil and design engineer and also as a Staff Reporter for the Chicago Tribune.

Steiner lives with his wife, Sarah, and son, Jackson, in Evanston, Illinois.

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