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MLA@CSAIL Lecture Series: Constructing an Open Prediction Network, Powered by a Lottery Paradox
Join the inaugural talk of the MachineLearningApplications@CSAIL Lecture Series on December 1, 2020, with Intech's Peter Cotton, who will discuss the potential for collective real-time prediction, and demonstrate a prototypical host at Microprediction.Org. More info

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