We can now predict your behavior using online data

The Rising Science Of Social Influence — How Predictable Is Your Online Behaviour?
Ferenc Huszár, techcrunch.com

Techcrunch recent­ly ran a piece by Michael Wu of Lithi­um. The fol­low­ing is a response writ­ten by Fer­enc Huszar, who, prior to join­ing Peer Index PeerIndex as lead data sci­en­tist, was was a PhD stu­dent at the Machine Learn­ing Lab at…


Klout and other ways to measure your influence

Beyond Klout: Better Ways To Measure Social Media Influence
Adam Popescu, readwrite.com

Mea­sur­ing social influ­ence online is becom­ing a more sophis­ti­cat­ed, refined and gran­u­lar process. While the much-maligned early leader in the mar­ket, Klout, has scooped up a lot of head­lines over the past few years, there’s a bet­ter…