Using Big Data to Predict Who’s The Next Felon — Or Blame the Wrong Guy

By Jordan Robertson – Aug 15, 2013 12:01 AM  Think of it as big data meets “Minority Report.” (Scary stuff!) While working as the chief privacy officer at Intelius, an online provider of background checks, Jim Adler created software that demonstrates how just a few details about a person could be used to estimate the chances of someone committing a felony. […]


Preface to this Post: Martin Butler of wrote the original article July 17, 2013, which then received comments and further research recommendations which I will include here. In Martin’s comments on he added some follow up notes on the piece. “There is nothing sacred about this list – content or size. But – some things to […]

[Infographic] How Companies Are Targeting Customers and Predicting Behaviors With Analytics

(Source: Big companies know big data, and they’re dominating in their use of it. With millions of active users each month, online industry powerhouses such as Amazon, Twitter, and Netflix have determined some pretty brilliant ways to use analytics to predict consumer’s needs, behaviors, and attitudes — and keep them coming back for more. […]

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