Informatics and matemathics are the only two groups where an algorithm is used as a “problem solver” tool. Where they discover how they will be able to solve one or more problems, with the help of the algorithm.
An algorithm effects you in your everyday life, weather you like it or not. It decides on what type advertisement or/and articles that will pop up on your newsfeed on Facebook and other social media platforms.
If you’re curious on how an alogithm looks like, here’s the algorithm EdgeRank, which is used by Facebook –> https://pin.it/36xfygajypi4xy