Swarm intelligence

A.I. That Predicted Kentucky Derby Superfecta Reveals 2017 Bets

The betting world has spent the past several weeks obsessing over its predictions for this Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, but those who pay attention to artificial intelligence held back their money until Thursday, when a San Francisco A.I. firm released its predictions. That’s because, in 2016, Unanimous A.I. used a technology called “swarm intelligence” to coordinate a group of racing fans to correctly predict the Kentucky Derby superfecta (the first four places, in order). The swarm beat 540-to-1 odds, along with the most-trusted handicappers in the world. ….[READ]