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This is a better predictor of your success than IQ or EQ

This is a better predictor of your success than IQ or EQ | prediction | Scoop.it
An unsettling classroom experience near the start of his second year in the Stanford Graduate School of Business MBA Program caused a personal crisis for Shirzad Chamine and led him to the work he’s doing more than a quarter century later.
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Weighing in on one of the longest running medical controversies, scientists find that achy joints really can predict the weather

Weighing in on one of the longest running medical controversies, scientists find that achy joints really can predict the weather | prediction | Scoop.it
In one of the longest running medical controversies, it turns out Granny may have been right, as scientists find links between achy joints and the forecast.
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The Triangle of Happiness Calculates How Happy You Are With Your Job

The Triangle of Happiness Calculates How Happy You Are With Your Job | prediction | Scoop.it
Most of us know if we're happy or unhappy at work, but if you'd like a more precise calculation of your job satisfaction, take this quiz called the Triangle of Happiness.
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Data Discrimination Means the Poor May Experience a Different Internet | MIT Technology Review

Data Discrimination Means the Poor May Experience a Different Internet | MIT Technology Review | prediction | Scoop.it
A Microsoft researcher proposes “big data due process” so citizens can learn how data analytics were used against them.
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Twitter's IPO filing discloses a lucrative sideline: data mining from tweets

Twitter's IPO filing discloses a lucrative sideline: data mining from tweets | prediction | Scoop.it
Twitter has disclosed it earned $47.5 million from selling off information it gathered.
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Better robot vision: Neglected statistical tool could help robots better understand the objects in the world around them

Better robot vision: Neglected statistical tool could help robots better understand the objects in the world around them | prediction | Scoop.it
Object recognition is one of the most widely studied problems in computer vision. But a robot that manipulates objects in the world needs to do more than just recognize them; it also needs to understand their orientation.
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Penn Researchers Use Facebook Data to Predict Users' Age, Gender and Personality Traits

Penn Researchers Use Facebook Data to Predict Users' Age, Gender and Personality Traits | prediction | Scoop.it
In the age of social media, people's inner lives are increasingly recorded through the language they
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Facebook using artificial intelligence to predict your likes - Washington Business Journal

Facebook using artificial intelligence to predict your likes - Washington Business Journal | prediction | Scoop.it
A new research group within Facebook is working on an emerging and powerful approach...
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Facebook Chases Google’s Deep Learning with New Research Group | MIT Technology Review

Facebook Chases Google’s Deep Learning with New Research Group | MIT Technology Review | prediction | Scoop.it
A technique called deep learning could help Facebook understand its users and their data better.
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Just 224 tweets for modern-day couples to fall in love - Telegraph

Just 224 tweets for modern-day couples to fall in love - Telegraph | prediction | Scoop.it
Modern couples are falling in love in just half the time as their parents' generation, with it now taking just 224 tweets and 163 text messages to woo partners, new research suggests.
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US Military Scientists Solve the Fundamental Problem of Viral Marketing | MIT Technology Review

US Military Scientists Solve the Fundamental Problem of Viral Marketing  | MIT Technology Review | prediction | Scoop.it
Network theorists working for the US military have worked out how to identify the small “seed” group of people who can spread a message across an entire network
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Automatic style spotter can spot your next book - tech - 14 September 2013 - New Scientist

Automatic style spotter can spot your next book - tech - 14 September 2013 - New Scientist | prediction | Scoop.it
Software can build a visualisation of a novel's style, helping to spot the next bestseller or holiday read
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Study Holds Clues To Catching Texting Liars

Study Holds Clues To Catching Texting Liars | prediction | Scoop.it
Ever get nervous when someone takes a long time to text you back? Trust your gut.
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Equal Future » Decisions Driven by Undisclosed “Big Data” May Escape Civil Rights Scrutiny, Researchers Warn

Equal Future » Decisions Driven by Undisclosed “Big Data” May Escape Civil Rights Scrutiny, Researchers Warn | prediction | Scoop.it
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Electric cars: Big data helps designs shift gears

Electric cars: Big data helps designs shift gears | prediction | Scoop.it
Equipped with a bank of sensors, car makers say their electric vehicles are revealing much more information about its drivers than you can see on display.
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Feds Studying How to Use Twitter For ‘Depression Surveillance’

Feds Studying How to Use Twitter For ‘Depression Surveillance’ | prediction | Scoop.it
The federal government is studying how to use Twitter for surveillance on depressed people.
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IBM researcher can decipher your personality from looking at 200 of your tweets

IBM researcher can decipher your personality from looking at 200 of your tweets | prediction | Scoop.it
Michelle Zhou's social analytics tool can figure out your deep personality profile based your public comments.
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Berg: 64m wearables to ship by 2017, with smartwatches leading | mobihealthnews

Berg: 64m wearables to ship by 2017, with smartwatches leading | mobihealthnews | prediction | Scoop.it

Consumer wearable devices — including fitness trackers, smart glasses, and smart watches — will have shipped 64 million units worldwide by the end of 2017, according to a new report from Berg Insight. That’s up from 8.3 million in 2012 and 3.1 million in 2011, a compound annual growth rate of 50.6 percent.


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NSA Finally Admits to Tracking Americans' Cellphones in "Pilot" Project

NSA Finally Admits to Tracking Americans' Cellphones in "Pilot" Project | prediction | Scoop.it
At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday, NSA chief Gen. Keith Alexander acknowledged for the first time that between 2010 and 2011, the spy agency collected location data on Americans as part of a secret pilot project.
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Human robot getting closer: iCub robot must learn from its experiences

Human robot getting closer: iCub robot must learn from its experiences | prediction | Scoop.it
A robot that feels, sees and, in particular, thinks and learns like us. It still seems like science fiction, but new research hints that it could happen. Scientists are working to implement the cognitive process of the human brain in robots.
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New browser extensions let you hit the NSA where it hurts: in the data

New browser extensions let you hit the NSA where it hurts: in the data | prediction | Scoop.it
Flagger.io does just one thing: It adds a random selection of keywords, like "terrorist," "pressure cooker," "Al Qaeda," etc. to the address of every website you visit.
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Kleenex 'Flu Predictor' Warns You Before You Get the Flu

Kleenex 'Flu Predictor' Warns You Before You Get the Flu | prediction | Scoop.it
The people who make Kleenex brand tissues claim they have created the world's first tool that will let a person know when they are going to contract the influenza virus.
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PLOS ONE: Comprehensive Quantitative Analysis on Privacy Leak Behavior

PLOS ONE: Comprehensive Quantitative Analysis on Privacy Leak Behavior | prediction | Scoop.it
PLOS ONE: an inclusive, peer-reviewed, open-access resource from the PUBLIC LIBRARY OF SCIENCE. Reports of well-performed scientific studies from all disciplines freely available to the whole world.
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Abrupt rise of new machine ecology beyond human response time : Scientific Reports : Nature Publishing Group

Abrupt rise of new machine ecology beyond human response time : Scientific Reports : Nature Publishing Group | prediction | Scoop.it
Society's techno-social systems are becoming ever faster and more computer-orientated.
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Demographers Discover The Fundamental Law Governing the Growth of Cities Discovered

Demographers Discover The Fundamental Law Governing the Growth of Cities Discovered | prediction | Scoop.it
The discovery of a law governing the growth of cities means that future urban populations can now be forecast in advance

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faridf's comment, August 22, 2013 4:47 AM
i learned a lot. thanks
KUGGE's curator insight, August 23, 2013 9:04 AM

Based on Hernando, A., Hernando, R. and Plastono, A. (2013) Space-time correlation in urban sprawl. Available at: arXiv:1306.3656  

What is sustainability?'s curator insight, October 3, 2013 7:00 AM

Nice to know...