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Go Figure: Predicting the World with Math

Full Program: 2014 World Science Festival | 01:29:23

Original Program Date: Sunday, June 1, 2014

Featuring Social Scientist James Fowler, Mathematician Steven Strogatz, Financial Engineer Andrew W. Lo, and Mechanical Engineer, Author Seth Lloyd with Radio Host Ira Flatow Moderating

Every Google search, OKCupid date, and Netflix recommendation, and even the items and prices you see at the grocery store is uses massive amounts of data. Algorithms of increasing complexity make sense of this ever-expanding mountain of data, and are helping us achieve unprecedented insights into medicine and other fields, create even more powerful computers, and much more. Watch scientists James Fowler, Steven Strogatz, Andrew Lo, and Seth Lloyd crunch the numbers in "Go Figure: Predicting the World With Math," part of the Big Ideas series from the 2014 World Science Festival.

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Ira Flatow

Radio Host
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James Fowler

Social Scientist
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Steven Strogatz

Mathematician
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Andrew W. Lo

Financial Engineer
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Seth Lloyd

Mechanical Engineer, Author
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Jason Colbeck
Jason Colbeck

Facebook & twitter are the biggest data sets they use to predict YOUR future ..!!! That is predictable

anonstradaumus
anonstradaumus

God's new age way of flooding the earth;

The Zombie Apocolypse 2047 


-knowledge of good and evil taught through god after the partaking of the forbidden fruit


1) Zechariah 14:12

“And the LORD will send a plague on all the nations that fought against Jerusalem. Their people will become like walking corpses, their flesh rotting away. Their eyes will rot in their sockets, and their tongues will rot in their mouths. On that day they will be terrified, stricken by the LORD with great panic. They will fight their neighbors hand to hand.” 2) Revelation 20:13,14 (KJV)“And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and hell delivered up the dead which were in them: and they were judged every man according to their works. And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death.” 3) Isaiah 26: 19-20“But your dead will live; their bodies will rise Your dew is like the dew of the morning; the earth will give birth to her dead Go, my people, enter your rooms, and shut the doors behind you; hide yourselves for a little while …until his wrath has passed by” 4) Matthew 27:52-54 King James Version (KJV)“And the graves were opened; and many bodies of the saints which slept arose, And came out of the graves after his resurrection, and went into the holy city, and appeared unto many.”


Now shall I spend my life building an ark like fortress to bring in as much as possible as commanded by god

Michael Barbrie
Michael Barbrie

someday when we are all gone and dead we will Live On through this computer just Like we are On Right Now" all the Data will Re-Create us into a Living Species Once more as we are now.* it is true we are nothing but Information being expressed through Energy..**