How MIT Found the Balloons

Last year I read about DARPA’s Network Challenge – A $40,000 prize for the first group to find 10 red balloons launched around the country.  I even challenged our students to find the balloons.   The article below explains how the MIT team found the balloons through their understanding of human behavior… An interesting piece. Enjoy. 

Mining Human Behavior At MIT
How to better understand the way humans work? Tag them and release them into the wild.
By Andy Greenberg

http://www.forbes.com/forbes/2010/0830/e-gang-mit-sandy-pentland-darpa-sociometers-mining-reality.html?partner=email

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