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Quants-R-Us? Algorithmic Trading Trickles Down To Individual Investors.

Quants-R-Us? Algorithmic Trading Trickles Down To Individual Investors. | prediction | Scoop.it
Need another sign of a market top? A new crop of algorithmic trading platforms tries to turn amateurs into math-driven mini-hedge funds.
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IBM CEO Ginni Rometty Crowns Data As The Globe's Next Natural Resource

IBM CEO Ginni Rometty Crowns Data As The Globe's Next Natural Resource | prediction | Scoop.it
In a brilliantly clear tour de force Ginni Rometty, the first woman leader of global technology giant IBM, raised the consciousness of the business and financial elite gathered at the Council on Foreign Relations tonight about how the dynamic manner...
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XKeyscore: NSA tool collects 'nearly everything a user does on the internet'

XKeyscore: NSA tool collects 'nearly everything a user does on the internet' | prediction | Scoop.it
• XKeyscore gives 'widest-reaching' collection of online data • NSA analysts require no prior authorization for searches • Sweeps up emails, social media activity and browsing history
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Coming Soon: Take Your Own Personal Data to Market | MIT Technology Review

Coming Soon: Take Your Own Personal Data to Market | MIT Technology Review | prediction | Scoop.it
Reputation.com says it’s ready to unveil a place where people can offer personal information to marketers in return for discounts and other perks.
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Big Data Knows When You're Fertile

Big Data Knows When You're Fertile | prediction | Scoop.it
Ovuline's Smart Fertility tracker uses big data and machine learning to help women get pregnant faster.
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Cellphone data mined to create personal profiles - The Boston Globe

Cellphone data mined to create personal profiles - The Boston Globe | prediction | Scoop.it
The cellphone is not just a communication device; it is a diary.
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Using a Smartphone’s Eyes and Ears to Log Your Every Move | MIT Technology Review

Using a Smartphone’s Eyes and Ears to Log Your Every Move | MIT Technology Review | prediction | Scoop.it
New tricks will enable a life-logging app called Saga to figure out not only where you are, but what you’re doing.
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Navy Scientists Predict Killer Hurricanes - DefenseNews.com

Navy Scientists Predict Killer Hurricanes - DefenseNews.com | prediction | Scoop.it
Armed with Science
Navy Scientists Predict Killer Hurricanes
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However, Navy researchers say they have developed a computer model that can predict the intensity of hurricanes up to five days out.
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License-plate readers let police collect millions of records on drivers | The Center for Investigative Reporting

License-plate readers let police collect millions of records on drivers | The Center for Investigative Reporting | prediction | Scoop.it
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Edward Tufte forum: Retina communicates to brain at 10 million bits per second: Implications for evidence displays?

Edward Tufte home page for books, posters, sculpture, fine art and one-day course: Presenting Data and Information
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Health app users have new symptom to fear - FT.com

Health app users have new symptom to fear - FT.com | prediction | Scoop.it
The next time you use your smartphone to inquire about migraine symptoms or to check out how many calories were in that cheeseburger, there is a chance that information could be passed on to insurance and pharmaceuticals companies.
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A Data Broker Offers a Peek Behind the Curtain

A Data Broker Offers a Peek Behind the Curtain | prediction | Scoop.it
The Acxiom Corporation plans to open a Web site that will allow individual consumers to see some of the information that the company has collected about them.
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Computer can infer rules of the forest | Cornell Chronicle

Computer can infer rules of the forest | Cornell Chronicle | prediction | Scoop.it
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Google knows more about you than you think. How the company balances privacy concerns

Google knows more about you than you think. How the company balances privacy concerns | prediction | Scoop.it
Google gathers a vast array of information on its users, which is crucial to its commercial ambitions. But now the company faces pressure to calibrate its emphasis on user privacy.
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Apps That Know What You Want, Before You Do

Apps That Know What You Want, Before You Do | prediction | Scoop.it
Technology companies are rushing into predictive search, developing apps like Google Now that process digital clues to anticipate what users want to know.
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With Big Data, Companies Can Predict Your Success Before Your First Day On The Job

With Big Data, Companies Can Predict Your Success Before Your First Day On The Job | prediction | Scoop.it
The need for highperforming employees and for hiring the right candidate for the right job at the right time has never been greater. Here's how the...
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Jay-Z's New Album Is Basically A Massive Data-Mining Operation

Jay-Z's New Album Is Basically A Massive Data-Mining Operation | prediction | Scoop.it
Jay-Z's Magna Carta Holy Grail is not so much an album as a co-branded multimedia content delivery platform, Presented By Samsung™ Galaxy™.
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There’s a Fly in My Tweets

There’s a Fly in My Tweets | prediction | Scoop.it
The rise of social media and the field of data science can provide powerful tools to answer public-health questions.
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Study: Patients' Internet use a predictor for participation in their own care

Study: Patients' Internet use a predictor for participation in their own care | prediction | Scoop.it
Patients who use the Internet more frequently are more likely to embrace patient-centered healthcare efforts and participate in their own care, according to a study published this week in the Journal of Medical Internet Research.
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Watch "Hello Again: Patrick Tucker at TEDxRosslyn" Video at TEDxTalks

Patrick Tucker, deputy editor at the Futurist magazine, envisions devices that can predict with certainty whether or not the purchase you are about to make i...
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Tackling Online Dating's Biggest Conundrum | MIT Technology Review

Tackling Online Dating's Biggest Conundrum | MIT Technology Review | prediction | Scoop.it
When you read the profile of a potential partner, how do you know it’s true? Researchers at Xerox’s PARC think they have the answer
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