Data Analyst Spoils the World’s Biggest Song Vote

littlekorea writes “A data analyst has successfully predicted the top ten songs of the world’s biggest song contest — the Triple J Hottest 100 — by extrapolating voting intentions fans had posted on Twitter and Facebook. Nick Drewe’s Warmest 100 list closely mimicked the Hottest 100 results, predicting the top three in correct order and predicting 92 of the most popular 100 songs.”

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