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Go Ahead, Quantify Your Pet

Activity trackers have dubious benefits for humans. But for cats, dogs, and the other black boxes in our lives, they could be transformational.

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Oct. 31 2017 12:38 PMWhy the “Best Places to Live” Usually Aren’tThe fascinating flaws in the models that rank cities like Fishers, Indiana, at the top.
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Oct. 19 2017 5:26 PMSnap DecisionsSnapchat soared because it followed intuition over data. That may also be its downfall.
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Oct. 17 2017 1:40 PMPoliticians Are Addicted to Big Data Like It’s Campaign CashIt’s one reason they’ll never crack down on Facebook and Google’s data collection.
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Oct. 16 2017 5:45 AMHow “Big Data” Went BustAnd what comes next.
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Oct. 24 2017 5:51 PMWho Trained Your A.I.?Artificial intelligence systems are only as good as the data used to teach them. A lot of that data is old and biased—and quietly shaping our future.
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Oct. 18 2017 6:09 PMMy Quantified Monster and MeWe now define ourselves with our data. I’ve been doing that since the first time I played Dungeons & Dragons.
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Oct. 16 2017 5:50 AMMind the Wi-FiA brilliant experiment is helping the London subway find out how people really travel.