How could you predict the taste of a bottle of wine that’s never been opened? Or know how much money a Hollywood film will make before it’s even been shot? Or choose a perfect stranger to be your soulmate?
In this 3 part-series, Dr. Ian Ayres, author of Supercrunchers, shares amazing examples of predictive analytics being implemented in a wide variety of industries, as well as who is embracing these probabilities and who is resisting them.
Wine, Movies and Love: Data Can Predict Winners
Using Incentives to Achieve Goals
Goals And Contracts: Best Practices for Weight Loss
This series was also featured on the Freakonomics blog