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wendy_writes
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Where did Alogithms come from?

Ever wonder where the dreaded Upwork algorithms came from?  At least the concept and name ...

Now you never have to guess again -

 

https://www.bbc.com/ideas/videos/why-algorithms-are-called-algorithms/p07gdlwf?playlist=eponyms-expl...

 

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weinreich
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What? They weren't named after Al Gore? But he invented the internet!

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florydev
Community Member

Lol, this proves I am a geek, I have known that since high school which was a many moons ago...

weinreich
Community Member

What? They weren't named after Al Gore? But he invented the internet!

renata101
Community Member

@Wendy

You mean no one gave you "the talk" when you signed up with UpWork? 

To me, the most fascinating thing about the video is the pronunciation of al-Khwarizmi. Fascinating!

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