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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:

In Automate This, Christopher Steiner looks at how the rise of computerized decision making affects every aspect of business and daily life

These days, high-level tasks-such as diagnosing an illness or interpreting legal documents-are increasingly being handled by algorithms that can do precise work with speed and nuance. These "bots" started on Wall Street, but now their reach has spread beyond anything their original creators expected.

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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Business & Economics / Finance / General
Mathematics / Algebra / General
Computers / Computer Simulation
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.616 x 8.385 x 0.663 Inches
Book Weight:0.502 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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