Patrick Andrews (a data analyst and blogger) wrote an interesting post the other day about using Facebook data to predict the actions of your girlfriend.
The concept is simple and obvious to an IT engineer/data analyst, but to a regular Joe you might need a little explanation. It’s a well-known fact that history repeats itself. Things in our world happen in patterns, and while some of these patterns are too elaborate for us to understand, some of them can be nailed down with an impressive degree of accuracy. Continue reading “Using Facebook to Predict the Actions of your Girlfriend” »