The psychic marketer and the rise of big data
Just like Paul the psychic octopus who famously predicted the results of football matches during the Euro 2008 and World Cup 2010 football, predictive technologies are set to make an even bigger impact in 2013.
With a success rate of 85% Paul, the animal oracle correctly predicted 11 out of 13 matches in 2010 as well eventual winners, Spain against the Netherlands in the final on 11 July. Not bad for a cephalopod.
Paul’s psychic powers may have been down to divine intervention but new...