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Peter Gloor has been appointed a Honorary Professor at the Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences of the University of Cologne, Germany

What makes heroic strife - Computer models that can predict the outbreak and spread of civil conflict are being developed. Politicians faced with such uprisings may thus be interested in yet another piece of software, known as Condor, which has been developed by Peter Gloor of .....
(read full article in the Economist)
Interview (in German) with Peter Gloor in Austrian Magazine Profil, about the bees and the ants, coolhunting, and coolfarming.
BBC.com on predicting the future on the Internet: 
 "Want to know who will win the next US election, which films will bomb or which stocks will rise? Researchers are mining social media to find the answers.
Peter Gloor does not own a crystal ball. Nor does he read tea leaves, the lines on your hand or claim to speak to people "from the other side". Yet, the research scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) claims he can predict the future...."  read the article
On Saturday, March 10 2012, at the InterContinental Stephen F Austin, do not miss "Coolhunting and Coolfarming with Social Media". Peter Gloor of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence and supporting panel will answer questions like: Is 'cool farming' the cold fusion of marketing and advertisements? What factors and metrics determine viral-ness or cool-ness?
Watch a video;(in German) of Peter's keynote about the "wisdom of swarms, and the madness of many" at the Austrian Innovation Forum in Vienna, Oct 13, 2011 ;
In September Miller-McCune journalist Emily Badger interviewed Peter Gloor about his work finding the people behind trends -- information producers, not the information itself -- before trends take off.

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