Finding Love & Losing Weight….with Analytics!

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

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