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The Atlantic: The dark side of that personality quiz you just took

A study co-authored by Dr David Stillwell, University Lecturer in Big Data Analytics and Quantitative Social Science at Cambridge Judge Business Scholl, is featured in an article looking at personality tests and how personal data can be used in digital…

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Forbes Middle East: Keeping our human edge in a machine-dominated world

In an article about humans losing control in a machine-dominated world, Dr David Stillwell, University Lecturer in Big Data Analytics & Quantitative Social Science at Cambridge Judge Business School, is mentioned for his research which shows that Facebook is better…

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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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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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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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Opposites really DON’T attract

Study shows that ‘birds of a feather do flock together’ - finally providing scientific backing for the idea that people seek romantic partners and friends with similar personality traits. Classic Hollywood movies are full of 'opposites attract' romantic storylines -…

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Is your profile picture ‘smart’?

Algorithms can predict a person's intelligence based on social network photos as accurately as humans can and without faulty stereotyping, says study from University of Cambridge Judge Business School. Algorithms can assess a person's intelligence based on their social network…

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Facebook updates could provide a window to understanding – and treating – mental health disorders

Our Facebook status updates, 'likes' and even photos could help researchers better understand mental health disorders with the right ethical safeguards, argue researchers from the University of Cambridge, who suggest that social networks may even be used in future to…

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There really is a link between your Facebook posts and your personality

by Dr David Stillwell, University Lecturer in Big Data Analytics & Quantitative Social Science, Cambridge Judge Business School Privacy campaigners this week applauded Facebook’s decision to block big UK insurance firm Admiral from using young people’s social media data to…

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‘Data’ and popcorn

New exhibit at the Science Museum in London features research about our Big Data by Dr David Stillwell of Cambridge Judge Business School. A new exhibit at the Science Museum called Our Lives in Data features much-cited research on social…

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