Monday blast from the past #7: What’s your favourite rhythm? Mine’s an algorithm.

One of the mathematicians I follow on twitter recently linked to a really terrible video, which gave a completely false definition of the mathematical concept the algorithm. He asked in his tweet what do you understand by algorithm? As I wrote a post sometime back on the etymology and history of the word I thought I would revive this post as my blast from the past for this Monday.

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4 responses to “Monday blast from the past #7: What’s your favourite rhythm? Mine’s an algorithm.

  1. Ron Van Wegen

    Mine’s a[n] algorithm?

  2. Didn’t Algorithm invent the internet?

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