Pondering Join Algorithms

Truly enjoying this Intro to Database Systems course from Carnegie Mellon University. Some really great breakdowns of common join algorithms in this lecture. Here are my notes. Lecture 11- Join Algorithms (CMU Databases Systems / Fall 2019) Prof. Andy Pavlo, Carnegie Mellon Database Group screenshot from lecture Table Positioning for a Join “In general, your […]

Algorithms Will Decide The Future

Algorithm: a process or set of rules to be followed in calculations or other problem-solving operations, especially by a computer. I recently read “Homo Deus“, a book by Yuval Noah Harari. It explores the idea that humans may simply be algorithmic decision making systems.¬†AKA self-aware, self-learning algorithms. There are many parallels between a human and […]