How Powerful Are Algorithms? | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios

If you’ve ever used Google, Netflix, Facebook, or Amazon (and we’re guessing that you have), then you’ve come into contact with algorithms. In fact, it’s guaranteed that your life has been impacted by algorithms, even in ways you’re unaware of (assuming you INTERNET… which, again, we’re guessing that you have…) The point is, the importance of algorithms in today’s world cannot be overstated, and their role has been the focus of much discussion- how they’re shaping our lives, for better or for worse. But, how far does the algorithmic rabbit hole go, could their influence even have spiritual correlations?! Watch the episode and find out!

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Mihaly and Flow

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“Carry on Carillon” by Roglok (http://www.roglok.net)
Level 5: Room for the Homeless
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“Bouncy Castle” by Roglok (http://www.roglok.net)
“:P” by Roglok (http://www.roglok.net)
Binaerpilot “Geeks”
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“Squarehead” by Roglok (http://www.roglok.net)
Chiptune – Kenzalol
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