AI that picked Oscar winners could predict the next President

Unlike robotic AIs that are being built to emulate the human brain, UNU works with existing human intelligence instead of replicating it. The platform, which is open to public, allows a group of people to come together and converge on an answer in real time. While a swarm of seven predicted the Oscars, the Derby decision came from 20 people. For the AMA at 1pm ET today, the group that will make political predictions is expected to range from 100 to 200 people. The participants will come from UNU’s current user base that has already answered fantasy football and cooking queries. The decision-making process, which will be live on YouTube through the AMA, is straightforward. When the users sign in, they are presented with a question and its potential answers.…


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