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Can a Machine Predict Your Death

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braham de Moivre a French mathematician and the godfather of probability theory was also the first-known person to correctly predict the day he would die At the age of 87 he noticed that he was sleeping 15 minutes longer each night He theorized that when those extra 15 minutes per day added up to a full 24 hours he would die The date he predicted Nov 27 1754 Sure enough he passed away from somnolence that day

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