Technologies and Analyses in CBS’ Person of Interest

Person of Interest is a broadcast television show on CBS where a “machine” predicts a person most likely to die within 24-48 hours. Then, it’s up to a mercenary and a data scientist to find that person and help them escape their fate. I have taken the liberty of framing some components that could be part of such a project. Can you help discover more?

Liberal Arts or Business Degree? Or Both?

Business schools are often criticized for teaching aspiring executives what to think, rather than how to think. That’s why some professors suggest that liberal arts education is a superior choice to business school. But this argument misses the mark. What’s needed to operate in today’s complex world, is both business knowledge and a Socratic “mode of inquiry” taught through a liberal arts education.