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SPS, or Slow Phone Syndrome

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Sendhil Mullainathan

Author: Sendhil Mullainathan | Category: Of Interest | August 05, 2014

You may have heard people claim that every time a new iPhone is released, the old phone seems to slow down. Is this a conspiracy by Apple (planned obsolescence) or just a perception problem? Sendhil Mullainathan, a professor of economics at Harvard, attacked this conundrum using big data. This is a very interesting lesson on the power, and limitations, of big data. See what he learned in this New York Times article.



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