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Discussion on: What's the hardest area of tech skills for you?

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JJ Asghar

I've been in computers for decades and I still have no idea what an actual algorithm is. I've passed classes in Uni on it, I've read blog posts but I still can't wrap my head/or my head refuses to let me remember what they are.

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Ryan Westlund Author

The Google dictionary def is "a process or set of rules to be followed in calculations or other problem-solving operations, especially by a computer." So my understanding is that an example of an algorithm is quicksort.