Tag Archives: prediction

Why I believe in technology

Despite its unintended consequences, I’m optimistic about technology. What choice do we have?

Policing the mental genome

Can movie tastes predict we’re killers? Is no alibi the same as guilt? A connected life changes the legal system in scary ways.

Thin walls and traffic cameras

A couple can overlook a brush of lipstick or a stray hair, but the hard proof of a speeding ticket that gives away an afternoon tryst can’t be ignored. An object lesson in the gray areas of Big Data.

The selfish economics of Big Data

Big Data’s ability to make increasingly accurate predictions will change the economics of industries based on amortizing risk across a population.