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Where did Alogithms come from?

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Wendy C Member Since: Aug 24, 2015
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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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Mark F Member Since: Jul 10, 2018
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Lol, this proves I am a geek, I have known that since high school which was a many moons ago...

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Nedra W Member Since: Jan 17, 2017
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What? They weren't named after Al Gore? But he invented the internet!

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Renata S Member Since: Jun 10, 2014
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@Wendy

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

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Luce N Member Since: Oct 9, 2016
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To me, the most fascinating thing about the video is the pronunciation of al-Khwarizmi. Fascinating!

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