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Your optimal city and state
Software tells you where to move for opportunity and satisfaction based on actual data and measured personality.
Your optimal city and state AI or software does a
than human job of suggesting where to move for
opportunity, happiness and satisfaction. The AI has some
similarity to a financial roboadvisor. Along with asking
what you would like it administers a well validated
test like the big 5 (or some new, better test).
As regular software it is quite possible to just code it. As
an AI (like deep learning) the self-reported well being of
people with scores at the big 5 scales would be the
that suggest greater well being for various personalities
different cities. At the hardcoded version Madison WI
might numerically edge out Flagstaff, AZ, but for people
high on big 5 extroversion perhaps Flagstaff has a
measured satisfaction. The AI version could do a better
job with enough data.
Also, the AI "kerned" version generates a longer list of
desirable cities or other areas rather than just being
similar to a top 10 list that might cause lopsided city
Improving things further:
Then this autolists the persons availability with job
recruiters in that area: You can get three or more
interviews before moving, this generates peace of mind
and uninterrupted income.
The software sends you a nice email that says, "you can
move to Flagstaff, earn $40,000 more a year <clickable
links to recruiter offers> and enjoy life more fully there
than at any other city in the US. Our international
version however recommends Gothenberg Sweden."
||Anecdotally, I've heard the answer for most people ought to
||So evolution to grey goo via A.I. categories? "Amused To Death", Rodger Waters comes to my mind.
||Paragraph breaks, proper grammar and spelling, and a coherently phrased actual idea for a thing that can be made without magic. Are you feeling okay?
||Problem is that people seem to flock to where it's currently booming which is all there would be for AI to go by. The trick is to figure out where it is going to be booming next... and to get in before that happens.
||I can see the cycles for this and have based my family's decisions for the last 20 years or so around this ability.
So far so good. <knocks on wood>
|| Will AI also see these trends be able to predict booms and busts or will all information given be based on current city status alone?
||This sounds like an index-tracker fund except, as well as
contributing to asset-price bubbles, it would contribute to entire-
life bubbles, with spectacular dystopian "corrections".
||Surely the optimum state is happiness, no matter
what, in almost all circumstances? Why would
anyone prefer a state such as confusion,
depression or fear?
||The happiest young people in the world live in
Amsterdam and the happiest general population
live in Copenhagen. Compared to these, and
several other European cities like Vienna, Lisbon,
Rotterdam and others, American cities would be
emptied of their citizens if moving there was a
real option.....this process is already underway in
the UK as hundreds of businesses flood out to EU
capitals before the brexit disaster of an isolated
UK destroys them.
||If everyone uses this services and acts on the results, then they'll move to cities where everyone is just like themselves, which could be ghastly.