A.I. and THE OSCARS

A.I. and THE OSCARS

Last year, something remarkable happened on Oscar Night. Far from Hollywood, a group of casual moviegoers made Oscar-prediction history by out-forecasting the vast majority of film-industry experts, including the New York Times and FiveThirty Eight.   They did this using a new and different form…
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A Billionaire in the Oval Office?

A Billionaire in the Oval Office?

A Swarm Intelligence ponders Billionaire Presidents Let's face it: in American politics, money matters. Whether you're talking about a candidates' net worth or their ability to fund and manage a campaign, people want to know their candidates are fiscally responsible before handing over…
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The SWARM Awakens…

The SWARM Awakens…

If you love SCI-FI, you love to debate.  Which Doctor Who was the best ever?  Who is the most loved Star Wars character?  Which was the better show, Firefly or LOST? You've seen the endless arguments in forums and chat rooms, but consensus is rarely…
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A Swarm Responds to Black Friday

A Swarm Responds to Black Friday

Think about Black Friday for a moment. What comes to mind? For better or worse, two images define this uniquely American event. First, there's the unfortunate videos of sleep-deprived shoppers storming big box stores in search of deals. Second, we have the endless parade…
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