This is interesting:

Using algorithms to find talented developers, rather than relying only on school name and work experience:

How Big Data Is Playing Recruiter for Specialized Workers – NYTimes.com.

Add that to this shadow industry:

Meet the Stalkers – The American Prospect

…and you arrive at the future possibility of algorithms tell you what you should do with your life, where you’re most likely to succeed, and get paid the most.

If all our lives are already being tracked and analyzed, down to the most personal and trivial details, why not do something good for society? Not everything has to be marketing.

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