1. Can computational models predict who will win a beauty contest? Is beauty just subjective, or can algorithms tell who is the fairest one of all?

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  2. Which movie will gross the most on Christmas day? Which actors deserve awards? Can data reveal the next Hollywood star?

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  3. Speculators get rich when right about tomorrow’s prices, and poor when wrong. But how do quants predict the future prices of gold and oil?

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  4. Which football team will win the Super Bowl? Can Google’s PageRank algorithm pick the winners on the field as accurately as on the web?

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  5. How many millions of dollars will a particular J.W. Turner painting fetch at auction? Can computers develop an artistic sense of what’s worth buying?

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