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The Advent of the Algorithm
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David Berlinski is the author of three novels and four works of nonfiction, including the bestselling A Tour of the Calculus. Berlinski received his Ph.D. from Princeton University and is a regular contributor to Commentary and Forbes ASAP. He lives in Paris.

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Berlinski has composed energetic, intertwined tales that make it nearly impossible for readers, once drawn in, to lose interest. . . . An uncommon achievement of both style and substance.-Publishers Weekly (starred review) A tour de force, this book gives intellectual dilemmas a human face, while restoring grandeur and mystery to a universe still too richly intricate to fit within a computer protocol.-Booklist (starred review) An extraordinary book . . . Making simple and accessible that which had previously been murky and intimidating is Berlinski's specialty.-Chicago Tribune

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