Algorithm Uses News Archives to Eerily, Accurately Predict the Future
It's been said that those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it. No one has taken that adage to heart quite like phenom Israeli scientist Kira Radinsky.
"The Web Prophet," as she has become known, developed an algorithm that dissects data such as old news stories and Internet postings to look for past cause and effect. Radinsky claims her predictive model has already foretold of the the first cholera epidemic in Cuba in many decades, many of the riots that started the Arab Spring, and other important world events. Read entire article here>