How Analytics is Predicting the Fate of Jon Snow (and the Next to Die on Game of Thrones)

** Predictive analytics and machine learning are now potentially spoiling popular TV shows. Don’t read any further if you’re not caught up on Game of Thrones season 5, or just plain dislike spoilers and speculation about your favorite characters.** As long as the Internet has been around, there have been people comparing and compiling details about every topic of interest across the globe, cramming the data into wikis, building web pages chock full of facts, and using it to one-up each other on message boards. It’s how we’ve arrived at information banks like IMDB, Wikipedia, and Numbeo. One of these massive online collections is the Wiki of Ice and Fire, a fan-created website based on George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire (ASOIAF) series and HBO’s popular television…


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