Posts Tagged ‘Hank Greely’

  • New Klout Algorithm Quantifies Value of Human Life

    on Oct 10, 12 • in Social Media • with 5 Comments

    Oh boy. If you thought Klout was provocative before, wait’ll you hear what they’ve come up with now. Already controversial for their Klout Scores, which purport to measure a user’s ability to drive social impact across the web, Klout has taken things to a whole new level:  placing a numeric value on each user’s individual human life. How do they do it? Klout’s proprietary algorithm analyzes each user’s social and search activity, then generates a number (called a K-Lyfe) from 0-100 which represents that person’s intrinsic human value. The higher the user’s K-Lyfe, the higher her

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