Sybarite: As long as it can prevent horrors like this from occurring.[i.dailymail.co.uk image 634x380]
HairBolus: FTFA: "The system was developed in America from the same kind of calculations used to predict earthquakes."There are no calculations that can accurately predict earthquakes. All on can say is that the future frequency for a region is likely to be similar to the current frequency - e.g. over the next 10 years it is likely there will be 7 earthquakes greater than magnitude 4.
Cybernetic: The way I understand it, these "predicitve" systems show trends based on actual reports, so they're only predictive in the sense that future crimes are more likely to occur in areas where large numbers of crimes are already occurring.
rocky_howard: Why did the article do a Minority Report reference when that movie used psychics? Should have referenced this instead, which uses a legit computer algorithm...[georgespigot.files.wordpress.com image 850x478]
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