The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium
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Algorithms are the new medium between people and people, people and data, data and data. Artificial intelligence, cognitive computing, machine learning, neural networks, internet of things, smart cities, cryptocurrencies...
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Machine Learning Works Great—Mathematicians Just Don’t Know Why

Machine Learning Works Great—Mathematicians Just Don’t Know Why | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Our current mathematical understanding of many techniques that are central to the ongoing big-data revolution is inadequate, at best.
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Scientific Data Has Become So Complex, We Have to Invent New Math to Deal With It - Wired Science

Scientific Data Has Become So Complex, We Have to Invent New Math to Deal With It - Wired Science | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
Scientific data has gotten so complex that researchers are starting to invent a whole new mathematical field in order to handle it. This change is on par with the revolution of calculus, which allowed scientific discovery like never before.
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Will Computers Redefine the Roots of Math? | Quanta Magazine

Will Computers Redefine the Roots of Math? |  Quanta Magazine | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
When a legendary mathematician found a mistake in his own work, he embarked on a computer-aided quest to eliminate human error. To succeed, he has to rewrite
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Book Review: 'The Physics Of Wall Street: A Brief History Of Predicting The Unpredictable'

Book Review: 'The Physics Of Wall Street: A Brief History Of Predicting The Unpredictable' | The Rise of the Algorithmic Medium | Scoop.it
by Mark K.Bhasin, CFA James Owen Weatherall, Assistant Professor of Logic and Philosophy of Science at the University of California, Irvine, tells the story of physicists in finance in The Physics of Wall Street: A Brief His...
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