Aditya Khosla, a computer science student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has just published an article explaining how he developed an algorithm to predict the popularity of an image posted on a social network. No more breathlessly refreshing your homepage to watch the growing number of “likes.” Just let Khosla crunch the numbers and you’ll know in advance—on a scale of 1 to 10—about your chances of being a hit with your “friends.”
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