The results are in! Two heads are better than one and 20 heads can win big bets and make millions.
A software program called UNU harnessed the collective power of horse racing experts to correctly predict which four horses would cross the finish line - and in which order - at this weekend's Kentucky Derby.
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The prediction, called a superfecta, had 540-to-1 odds - which means if you bet $1, you'd win $540.
And that's exactly what Tech Insider reporter Hope Reese did.
It's was her idea for UNU to make the call. She knew that the platform, developed by Unanimous A.I., a Silicon Valley startup founded by entrepreneur and researcher Louis Rosenberg, had made some correct predictions in the past.
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In fact, the tool had accurately guessed winners for the Super Bowl, the NCAA championships, the Oscars, and also correctly predicted primary election results.
Unanimous A.I. hesitated when first approached by Reese.
"We were reluctant to take this challenge," says David Baltaxe, Chief Information Officer at Unanimous. "Nobody here knows anything about horse racing, and it's notorious for being unpredictable."