Algorithms have become the backbone of our modern digital age, revolutioning industries and transforming our every day lives. At their very core, algorithms act as an exact list of instructions that conduct specified actions step by step in either hardware- or software-based routines. Sounds complicated? Tech Fairy Xoliswa Mahlangu, Head of Digital Learning and Technology at Sifiso Learning Group, broke it down for us in this PowerFM interview (interview aired: 29 August 2023).