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Why A.I. is a big fat lie

The Dr. Data Show is a new web series that breaks the mold for data science infotainment, captivating the planet with short webisodes that cover the very best of machine learning and predictive analytics.

Understand and Apply Predictive Analytics, with Eric Siegel

You have been predicted — by companies, governments, law enforcement, hospitals, and universities. In this lesson excerpt from Big Think Edge, Eric Siegel, author of Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die, explains why these entities not only have the power to predict the future "but also to influence the future." \r\n

The Future of Prediction: Predictive Analytics in 2020

Today, predictive analytics' all-encompassing scope already reaches the very heart of a functioning society. Several mounting ingredients promise to spread prediction even more pervasively: bigger data, better computers, wider familiarity, and advancing science.