GermTracker

the idea

Can tracking tweets turn into a way to track the common cold?

the results

An experiment that could predict the spread of illness without ever going near a sniffly nose.

FountIn App Screenshot iPad - Humanaut
The Social Side of Sickness
Germ Tracker scraped and analyzed tweets of sickies everywhere using patented language-learning A.I. By mapping their ebb and flow, the program could understand the movements of illness and predict your chances of getting sick.
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Live Demo
We partnered with the artificial intelligence wizards at Font.in to demo the experiment for the 2013 Health 2.0 Conference.
It was sick.
Fount.in - Germ Tracker - Mobile Version - Humanaut
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