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September 24, 2007



Sure -- with the right worldview, everything that human civilization has ever done is algorithmic. But I think its nice to have an article in the Times that makes it clear that algorithms can exist independently of (or at least not exclusively of) computer code. It suggests the possibility that studying algorithms is really about studying the world, and not about studying computers.

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