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New York Post: Facebook ‘likes’ are terrifyingly accurate window into your soul

Research co-authored by Dr David Stillwell, University Lecturer in Big Data Analytics & Quantitative Social Science at Cambridge Judge, finds that Facebook “knows” us better than our family and friends. The study was based on data from 58,000 people using…

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Science Alert: Good news, humans: Swearing can actually make you stronger

Dr David Stillwell, University Lecturer in Big Data Analytics & Quantitative Social Science at Cambridge Judge, comments on his latest study which found that people who frequently curse are being more honest: "Swearing is often inappropriate, but it can also…

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BBC World Service: The Inquiry

Around two million people log in to Facebook every day, but what happens with the data we provide and what does the future hold? Dr David Stillwell, University Lecturer in Big Data Analytics & Quantitative Social Science at Cambridge Judge…

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Birmingham Mail: Why people who swear a lot are more honest?

Research co-authored by Dr David Stillwell, University Lecturer in Big Data Analytics & Quantitative Social Science at Cambridge Judge Business School, found that that people who frequently curse are being more honest. "The relationship between profanity and dishonesty is a…

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INSEAD Knowledge: Our edge in a machine-dominated world

Annet Aris, INSEAD Adjunct Professor of Strategy, writes about artificial intelligence and how this affects our daily lives. Research co-authored by Dr David Stillwell of Cambridge Judge on predicting personality based on Facebook “likes” is cited. Read the full article [knowledge.insead.edu]…

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Cambridge Business Magazine: ‘Smart’ photos can be deceiving

A study co-authored by Dr David Stillwell, University Lecturer in Big Data Analytics & Quantitative Social Science, says algorithms can predict a person’s intelligence based on social network photos as accurately as humans can and without faulty stereotyping. “Hiring managers…

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iNews: ‘Opposites attract’ is a myth: The truth about what brings friends and couples together

A study that found opposites don’t attract, co-authored by Dr David Stillwell, University Lecturer in Big Data Analytics at Cambridge Judge Business School, is featured. “We found that, on self-report questionnaires, couples are no more similar than strangers. But when…

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Grazia Daily: Five bad habits that actually mean you’re brilliant (according to science)

A study co-authored by Dr David Stillwell, University Lecturer in Big Data Analytics & Quantitative Social Science at Cambridge Judge, found that people who swear are seen as more honest. "If you’re trying to follow the social norms rather than…

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BBC News: Big data unites the study of stars with cancer research

London's Science Museum is currently running an exhibition titled Our Lives in Data focusing on how data is collected, analysed and used. The exhibition features a study co-authored by Dr David Stillwell which shows our personalities could be accurately predicted…

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Inc: Do you swear a lot? That may just mean you’re honest

People who swear are seen as more honest according to the study co-authored by Dr David Stillwell, University Lecturer in Big Data Analytics & Quantitative Social Science at Cambridge Judge. "The relationship between profanity and dishonesty is a tricky one.…

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