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The Drunk Ant Algorithm

December 9th, 2023 Comments Off on The Drunk Ant Algorithm

Hmmm, how did my bread crumbs lead to lava lamps and scented candles? If you spend much time online, you will know that you leave virtual bread crumbs wherever you go. Algorithms built into websites feed on these bread crumbs and kick back suggestions for what you might want to buy. It is quite annoying, […]

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The Housekeeper’s Digital Purse: Algorithms in My Pocket

March 9th, 2019 1 Comment

Putting algorithms to work for my financial advantage – wishful thinking or a stroke of genius?

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Chatbots: Conversations with the Almighty Algorithm

January 14th, 2017 Comments Off on Chatbots: Conversations with the Almighty Algorithm

A look at the hot tech trend of chatbots and why Baby Boomers are not happy about it.

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W4: The War of the Algorithms

March 1st, 2014 2 Comments

A tongue-in-cheek look at what a simple bug in a social media application could unleash.

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