Senegal: The Computer’s Choice

2002-06-11 21:59 ☼ post

Senegal: The Computer’s Choice.

Will Argentina win the World Cup? Brazil? Argue all you want: It turns out that a computer may predict the odds more accurately than humans. It has already picked one big upset. By Kendra Mayfield. [Wired News]

Unfortunately the article didn’t mention where the computer thinks the U.S. team falls. Guess I’ll have to check out the Glover Automated Results Indicator directly. Hmm… 39% chance of making the last 16 and then being eliminated, 18% chance of only making it to the quarterfinals, 8% chance of losing in the semis, and a whopping 2% chance of winning it all.