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23-07-2012, 08:12 PM
Machines are getting too good at judging humans
Kaggle, a San Francisco-based startup that hosts data science competitions, has uncovered some disconcerting insights about human behavior in its two-year run. At times, its founders have been surprised by the accuracy of an algorithm, and the competitions continue to evoke controversy.
In short, data can be dangerous.

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I found the 2) “The Twitter psychopathy competition” especially interesting. Now imagine what can be done using
Facebook data.

Without sounding like a conspiracy theorist, I can't image what governments are doing with all we've said on the
internet (facebook, twitter, forums, sms, skype, phone, etc. etc.).

That's another reason not to become a technology slave.

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