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Title Bad choices : how algorithms can help you think smarter and live happier / Ali Almossawi.
Author Almossawi, Ali, author.
Publication New York : Viking, [2017]
Copyright date ©2017
Description xi, 145 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Call # 518.1 A
Note Includes index.
Summary An introduction to algorithms and their problem-solving potential in the everyday world outlines alternative methods for managing twelve different scenarios using the same systems that underline a word processor, a Google search engine, or a Facebook ad.
Contents Algorithmic thinking in everyday life -- Match those socks -- Find your size -- Pop to the shops -- Bring him home -- Sort that post -- Be more hip -- Update that status -- Get the jobs done -- Fix that necklace -- Locate that box -- Fill those shelves -- Navigate those aisles -- Final thoughts.
Subject Decision making -- Mathematical models.
Sequential analysis.
Algorithms. (OCoLC)fst00805020
Decision making -- Mathematical models. (OCoLC)fst00889048
Probabilities. (OCoLC)fst01077737
Sequential analysis. (OCoLC)fst01112891
Related To Online version: Almossawi, Ali. Bad choices. New York : Viking, 2017 9780735222236 (DLC) 2016058049
ISBN 9780735222120 (hardcover)
0735222126 (hardcover)

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