Algorithms to live by

Wed 07 December 2022 by Thejaswi Puthraya

Our lives are heavily controlled by algorithms, far more than we concede. Our choice of entertainment, shopping, commute to work, appraisal at work etc are all driven by algorithms. Sometimes we feel that algorithms are better than humans because they are not arbitrary.

"Algorithms to live by" is a collection of case studies of how algorithms are shaping our daily life and how they can impact us in ways we have not yet fully comprehended. From low dimensionality of results, biased training data and opaqueness and lack of reasoning; this book covers all the major drawback that deployment of algorithms can bring.