The computer that predicts the future

Charlie Brooker of the Guardian writes about Naulitus, a Uinversity of Illinois supercomputer that reads the news and predicts the outcomes of what it’s reading… except it’s keepers have been finding out it’s been right about the Arab Spring and Bin Laden’s location only retrospectively.

Maybe they should stop analyzing Nautilus output, and hook him up to Tumblr, and we could just follow his stream?

The computer that predicts the future

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