Why is it important for us to understand computational systems?

In this week’s edition of The Conversation, we take a look at why it is so important for scientists to understand what the computational systems we use in our daily lives actually do.

In a recent paper, I asked: Why is understanding the computational processes that underpin our lives so important?

As we approach the next decade, it’s vital that we understand how our digital world is created, what we use, and why it matters.

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This is a guest post from the digital news team at the University of Sydney.