Tag: Prediction

Of prediction and policy, via The Economist

Machine-learning systems excel at prediction. A common approach is to train a system by showing it a vast quantity of data on, say, students and their achievements. The software chews through the examples and learns which characteristics are most helpful in predicting whether a student will drop out. Once trained, ...

Good read via The Economist: machine learning and government

Read: of prediction and policy (The Economist)  Governments have much to gain from applying algorithms to public policy, but controversies loom Machine-learning systems excel at prediction. A common approach is to train a system by showing it a vast quantity of data on, say, students and their achievements. The software chews through the ...

Deloitte TMT predictions 2012 (nice resource, and video)

Just got this via Stowe Boyd, TFA's new chief curator.  Deloitte: what makes TMT Predictions special and different than other predictions or trends reports? What is Deloitte predicting will be big trends in technology, media, and telecommunications for 2012? Download predictions, listen to podcasts, take a poll, watch videos, and ...

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