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What Secrets Your Phone Is Sharing About You

What Secrets Your Phone Is Sharing About You | prediction | Scoop.it
Businesses are tracking their customers and building profiles of their daily habits using a network of startups that have placed sensors in restaurants, yoga studios and other sites around Toronto.
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Ford Exec: 'We Know Everyone Who Breaks The Law' Thanks To Our GPS In Your Car

Ford Exec: 'We Know Everyone Who Breaks The Law' Thanks To Our GPS In Your Car | prediction | Scoop.it
Ford’s Global VP/Marketing and Sales, Jim Farley, said something both sinister and obvious during a panel discussion about data privacy today at CES, the big electronics trade show in Las Vegas.
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Fear of childbirth predicts postpartum depression

Expectant women with prenatally diagnosed fear of childbirth are at an increased risk of postpartum depression, according to a study of over 500,000 mothers in Finland.
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Is our tech making the world too complex? – Samuel Arbesman – Aeon

Is our tech making the world too complex? – Samuel Arbesman – Aeon | prediction | Scoop.it
Human ingenuity has created a world that the mind cannot master. Have we finally reached our limits?
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This Horrifying Video Game Knows When You're Afraid

This Horrifying Video Game Knows When You're Afraid | prediction | Scoop.it
Nevermind teaches players to manage the biological manifestations of stress before they find themselves drowned in milk.
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How VA Is Using Big Data to Keep Patients Out of the Hospital

How VA Is Using Big Data to Keep Patients Out of the Hospital | prediction | Scoop.it
Doctors combine assessment tools and analytics to address high-risk cases early.
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Target Hack Suggests Era of Big Data Breaches is Upon Us - Nine Minutes To Midnight

Target Hack Suggests Era of Big Data Breaches is Upon Us - Nine Minutes To Midnight | prediction | Scoop.it
Target admitted in a Dec. 19 statement that cyber-criminals had access to credit- and debit-card information associated with 40 million customer accounts.
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Sensors used to monitor obesity

Sensors used to monitor obesity | prediction | Scoop.it
A project that uses sensors to monitor eating and exercise with a view to reducing obesity levels is to be funded by the EU.
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Johns Hopkins researchers identify a new way to predict the prognosis for heart failure patients

Johns Hopkins researchers have identified a new way to predict which heart failure patients are likely to see their condition get worse and which ones have a better prognosis.
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Smart Facial Recognition: The Technologies Casinos Use to Catch Cheaters - Tested.com

Smart Facial Recognition: The Technologies Casinos Use to Catch Cheaters - Tested.com | prediction | Scoop.it
You can’t miss the surveillance cameras secreted all over casinos, but these aren’t the same systems you’ll see at your local convenience store.
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Human stem cells predict efficacy of Alzheimer drugs

Human stem cells predict efficacy of Alzheimer drugs | prediction | Scoop.it
Why do certain Alzheimer medications work in animal models but not in clinical trials in humans?
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Heavy drinking is bad for marriage if 1 spouse drinks, but not both

Do drinking and marriage mix? That depends on who's doing the drinking -- and how much -- according to a recent study by the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions.
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Study says Facebook can tell if you’re a psychopath

Study says Facebook can tell if you’re a psychopath | prediction | Scoop.it
You can often tell if someone's having a bad day or rough time on Facebook, but sometimes status updates can reveal a more permanent personality problem.
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Arlington Schools tap big data to reduce dropout rate - The Washington Post

International contest seeks help from data scientists to identify trends that indicate early signs of truancy.
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Scientists find secret to writing a best-selling novel - Telegraph

Scientists find secret to writing a best-selling novel - Telegraph | prediction | Scoop.it
Computer scientists have developed an algorithm which can predict with 84 per cent accuracy whether a book will be a commercial success - and the secret is to avoid cliches and excessive use of verbs...
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How Netflix Reverse Engineered Hollywood

How Netflix Reverse Engineered Hollywood | prediction | Scoop.it
To understand how people look for movies, the video service created 76,897 micro-genres. We took the genre descriptions, broke them down to their key words, … and built our own new-genre generator.
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Study: Consumers Will Pay $5 for an App That Respects Their Privacy

Study: Consumers Will Pay $5 for an App That Respects Their Privacy | prediction | Scoop.it
A new report finds that people are weary of the hidden costs of free. 
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Scientists Successfully Forecasted the Size and Location of an Earthquake

Scientists Successfully Forecasted the Size and Location of an Earthquake | prediction | Scoop.it
Well before Costa Rica shook in a magnitude 7.6 quake in September 2012, geoscientists forecasted that the region was due for a magnitude 7.7 to 7.8 quake
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Disruptions: Internet's Sad Legacy: No More Secrets

Disruptions: Internet's Sad Legacy: No More Secrets | prediction | Scoop.it
Applications like Snapchat and Whisper are gaining popularity because they claim the rarest of digital commodities, privacy, but can they really deliver?

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Twitter-based TV rating system to be launched

Twitter-based TV rating system to be launched | prediction | Scoop.it
A new system to measure viewers’ interest in TV shows through comments and opinions posted on Twitter will be introduced by TV ratings research company Video Research Ltd. and Twitter Inc. in June 2014, it has been learned.
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Gnip Blog – Social Data and Data Science Blog – Gnip

Gnip Blog – Social Data and Data Science Blog – Gnip | prediction | Scoop.it
Read the latest trends and proven best practices in social data on the Gnip blog, featuring Gnip staff and social data leaders.
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How Your Voice Can Reveal Fraudulent Behavior

How Your Voice Can Reveal Fraudulent Behavior | prediction | Scoop.it
Banks are increasingly looking to algorithms to help root out illegal behavior by traders.
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