Notes from the Electronic Cottage 10/15/15

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

We’ve mentioned in passing a study that appears in the October 2015 edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS Vol 112, No 4 available at The title says it all: Computer-based Personality Judgments are More Accurate Than Those Made by Humans.” “Today, let’s look in more detail at that study and what it might mean for us as we traverse the web and immerse ourselves more and more into our digital world.