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Israel’s Kira Radinsky listed on MIT’s Young Innovators under 35
Posted By Viva Sarah Press On August 25, 2013 @ 1:08 am In | No Comments
Radinsky, who started studying at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology at 15 years old, first snagged the world’s attention with her pioneering data-mining software that can predict disasters of many types, including disease outbreaks, violence and natural catastrophes.
Radinsky co-created the hyped software at Microsoft’s US headquarters with Eric Horvitz, head of Microsoft Research.
In 2012, Radinsky co-created SalesPredict, to help salespeople predict the future “with improving their conversion by utilizing Big data and predictive analytics.”
“My true passion,” she tells the MIT Review, “is arming humanity with scientific capabilities to automatically anticipate, and ultimately affect, future outcomes based on lessons from the past.”
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