Using Mood to Predict Weather

That guy just tweeted about his bad day.

I found this article on NPR today. The idea that data science can determine the weather based on the amalgamated mood of posts in a region seems like a choice bit of wizzbangery. Seriously, what else might it be possible to learn about based on similar data models? Our brain’s ability to correlate disparate things and thereby create predictive meanings is a powerful and amazing faculty. The science of behavior seems much more of a science today than it did twenty or thirty years ago.

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