TITLE

DEATH TAKES A NUMBER

PUB. DATE
August 2014
SOURCE
Newsweek Global;8/1/2014, Vol. 163 Issue 5, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses efforts to use big data to predict the life spans of individuals as of August 1, 2014. Topics addressed include the psychological aspects of considering predictions of one's own age of death; the use of predictive analytics to increase job safety and prevent deaths at work; and the use of analytics to predict risk of murder, suicide, and deadly diseases.
ACCESSION #
97193204

 

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