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Forget polls — internet engagement can call an election: AI expert who predicted Trump win

After the Brexit vote in the U.K. and President-elect Donald Trump‘s win at the ballot box, the results of conventional polling seem increasingly further from the actual outcome.

According to the founder of an artificial intelligence system, who said Donald Trump would win the presidential election, polling can be described as a “statistics of convenience” subject to many human biases.

“There is obviously a big difference between polling and how machines could look at a wide base of data all across the internet through the internet engagement of people because of various reasons that might not show in polling,” Sanjiv Rai, founder of Genic.AI, an artificial intelligence system, told CNBC on Friday. – READ MORE