August 2014
Newsweek Global;8/1/2014, Vol. 163 Issue 5, p1
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.


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