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Heart attack prediction test? Not yet - Halifax Evening Courier

RedOrbitHeart attack prediction test?Not yetHalifax Evening Courier“Heart attacks could be predicted in advance,” The Daily Telegraph has reported, while the Daily Mail assures readers that a “simple and inexpensive test that can spot a heart attack...
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Pre-Crime Detection System Now Being Tested in the U.S.

Pre-Crime Detection System Now Being Tested in the U.S. | prediction | Scoop.it

The Future Attribute Screening Technology project (FAST) was not dreamed up by Philip K. Dick, but it could have been. Lead by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the initiative aims to use sensor technology to detect cues "indicative of mal-intent," defined by the DHS as intent or desire to cause real harm -- "rapidly, reliably, and remotely." It would be used, they say, to fight terror.


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Inflammatory biomarkers improve the clinical prediction of mortality ...

Inflammatory biomarkers improve the clinical prediction of mortality ... | prediction | Scoop.it
Inflammatory biomarkers improve the clinical prediction of mortality in COPD -Respiratory Problems - Inflammatory biomarkers improve the clinical prediction of mortality in COPD.
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At CNET's SXSW 'big data' panel, sparks fly over privacy

At CNET's SXSW 'big data' panel, sparks fly over privacy | prediction | Scoop.it
Panelists from leading tech advocacy groups squared off during a discussion about how Internet companies should be regulated. Agreement was hard to come by on consumer protections. Read this blog post by Daniel Terdiman on Geek Gestalt.
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Big Data and the Stalker Economy - Forbes

Big Data and the Stalker Economy - Forbes | prediction | Scoop.it
Big Data and the Stalker EconomyForbesAn enthusiastic crowd of geeks and suits — all of them “data scientists” — just spent three days at the O'Reilly Strata conference (#strataconf) in Santa Clara.
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Is the Fed reading your tweets?

Is the Fed reading your tweets? | prediction | Scoop.it
How central banks use social media and search data to improve their forecasting. (Is the Fed reading your tweets?
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Big Data. Deep Analytics. New Physics. | Smarter Computing Blog

Big Data. Deep Analytics. New Physics. | Smarter Computing Blog | prediction | Scoop.it
Big Data. Deep Analytics. New Physics. (Jeff Jonas from IBM - Big Data. Deep Analytics.
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How Forbes Stole A New York Times Article And Got All The Traffic

How Forbes Stole A New York Times Article And Got All The Traffic | prediction | Scoop.it
All it took was a compelling title: 'How Target Figured Out A Teen Girl Was Pregnant Before Her Father Did' (It’s all about the title: http://t.co/eoACbBKr – Bonus:...
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How Target Figured Out A Teen Girl Was Pregnant Before Her Father Did - Forbes

How Target Figured Out A Teen Girl Was Pregnant Before Her Father Did - Forbes | prediction | Scoop.it
Target has perfected the technique of analyzing consumers' shopping habits to figure out who's pregnant. How can they send customers congratulatory coupons without freaking them out? (G+: Target does big data analytics.
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Venture capital sees big returns in big data

Venture capital sees big returns in big data | prediction | Scoop.it
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - When Jason Goldberg set out to raise a new round of funding for his flash sales site Fab.com, he dispensed with the usual PowerPoint presentations and instead gave potential investors (RT @markfidelman: Venture capital sees...
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Log In - The New York Times

How Companies Learn Your Secrets: http://t.co/SDhrF50M Nice article about big data and marketing analytics #mi621...
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Twitter data collection a 'big issue' for privacy-keen Kiwis - Technology - NZ Herald News

Twitter data collection a 'big issue' for privacy-keen Kiwis - Technology - NZ Herald News | prediction | Scoop.it
Twitter's admission that its iPhone app has been gathering address book data without telling users is a big issue for New Zealanders who are used to good privacy protections, a tech (RT @nzherald: TUANZ's @PaulBrislen says Twitter's admission over...
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The 4 Big Myths of Profile Pictures « OkTrends

The 4 Big Myths of Profile Pictures « OkTrends | prediction | Scoop.it
@AJColores careful okcupid has data on that too http://t.co/fYspWTAi look at #3...
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Pollution Dispersion Pattern Prediction Advanced - Global Warming ...

Pollution Dispersion Pattern Prediction Advanced - Global Warming ... | prediction | Scoop.it
Pollution Dispersion Pattern Prediction Advanced. If it does not predict the dispersion of the pollutants it will certainly point to break points that will naturally retro adjust the modeling to improve its predictive powers.
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Wave radar may help tsunami predictions - Malaysia Star

Wave radar may help tsunami predictions - Malaysia Star | prediction | Scoop.it
Wave radar may help tsunami predictionsMalaysia StarA TWO-YEAR empirical research programme is planned to begin in April to develop a next-generation tsunami prediction system by calculating the estimated height of tsunami when they reach the coast...
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Big Data: The Only Business Model That Tech Has Left - Forbes

Big Data: The Only Business Model That Tech Has Left - Forbes | prediction | Scoop.it
Guest post written by Shomit Ghose Shomit Ghose is a partner focused on information technology at ONSET Ventures. Shomit Ghose Remember sitting through your college physics classes wondering when you’d ever need to apply what you were learning?
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The Facebook test: Why social Big Data is important • The Register

The Facebook test: Why social Big Data is important. Your online presence could get you that second interview.
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Can social media predict election outcomes?

Can social media predict election outcomes? | prediction | Scoop.it
Several analytics companies think so and are parsing data to see who'll win which states on Super Tuesday. (RT @BillHibbler: Can social media predict election outcomes?
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The challenge--and opportunity--of 'big data' - McKinsey Quarterly - Economic Studies - Productivity & Performance

The challenge--and opportunity--of 'big data' - McKinsey Quarterly - Economic Studies - Productivity & Performance | prediction | Scoop.it
A new report explores the explosive growth of digital information and its potential uses. A McKinsey Quarterly Economic Studies article.

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Big Data Helps Drive Math Ph.Ds to IBM

Big Data Helps Drive Math Ph.Ds to IBM | prediction | Scoop.it
Big data , and the need to analyze data that's collected from every interface and sensor imaginable, is increasing the demand for people with statistical and mathematics backgrounds.
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Cyborgs, Software Spies and Shadow Wars: Our 5 Years (Un)covering the Hidden Pentagon

Cyborgs, Software Spies and Shadow Wars: Our 5 Years (Un)covering the Hidden Pentagon | prediction | Scoop.it

I’d like to pretend there was some master plan, that the site you see before you crept out of our skulls fully formed. But the truth is, when Sharon Weinberger and I launched Danger Room five years ago this week, we were just winging it. We wanted to write about the things we thought were cool: the Pentagon’s super-soldier project; China’s cyborg pigeons; the Navy’s puke rays and lightning guns. So we did.


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Yahoo’s Prediction Engine Calls Presidential Race In Favor Of Obama (Sorry, Mitt) | Fast Company

Yahoo’s Prediction Engine Calls Presidential Race In Favor Of Obama (Sorry, Mitt) | Fast Company | prediction | Scoop.it
Using smarty-pants economists and computer scientists, Yahoo analyzed historical data and says the math points to the prez taking the White House this fall.
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Obama, Facebook and the power of friendship: the 2012 data election

Obama, Facebook and the power of friendship: the 2012 data election | prediction | Scoop.it
A unified computer database that gathers and refines information on millions of potential voters is at the forefront of campaign technology – and could be the key to an Obama win (Political campaigning in the era of big data:
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Big Data Demands New Skills

Big Data Demands New Skills | prediction | Scoop.it
The ability to store and process huge amounts of data is useless unless there are people who can interpret the information it generates. That requires a new kind of scientist, a data scientist. (Why real time analytics?
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DNA Sequencing Caught in Deluge of Data

DNA Sequencing Caught in Deluge of Data | prediction | Scoop.it
DNA sequencing is becoming faster and cheaper, outrunning the ability to store, transmit and analyze the data.
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