SWARMS are SMART… it’s kinda scary!

SWARMS are SMART… it’s kinda scary!

Last week when the Blackhawks beat the Ducks to reach the Stanley Cup finals, it sent a chill down my spine.  No... not because I'm a Blackhawks fan, but because I've been following the predictions made by "human swarms" and it's getting downright…
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Polls are polarizing, but SWARMS unite us!

Polls are polarizing, but SWARMS unite us!

Let’s face it, polls are polarizing, and political polls are deeply polarizing.  They don’t merely reflect the views held by groups, they drive groups into entrenched positions. It’s easy to blame the pollsters and pundits, but it’s not their fault. …
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UNU predicts the Stanley Cup

UNU predicts the Stanley Cup

The National Hockey League playoffs are notorious for the large number of teams that qualify and the long slog of the tournament.  The victor must win 16 games over four best-of-seven series.  While favorites are easily identified, a team’s strong…
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BITCOINERS predict BITCOIN

BITCOINERS predict BITCOIN

On Sunday (5/3/15) a group of Bitcoiners ( from Reddit's r/bitcoin ) met online to make a dozen predictions about the future of bitcoin.  Predictions like this aren't rare, but these are a bit different… Instead of the group taking a vote or…
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SOCIAL SWARMS reveal trends and views

SOCIAL SWARMS reveal trends and views

FACEBOOK or TWITTER?   INSTAGRAM or SNAPCHAT?   We wanted to get a quick impression of how today's college students view current social media platforms. Instead of taking a poll, or running a survey, we had a group of 30 college seniors come…
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SWARM INTELLIGENCE Predicts Kentucky Will Lose

SWARM INTELLIGENCE Predicts Kentucky Will Lose

Last week we asked a SWARM INTELLIGENCE to predict the match-ups in the Sweet Sixteen round of the NCAA basketball tournament.* Of course, every individual has their own unique strategy for filling out their brackets, from favorite mascots to detailed statistical analysis, but…
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