The breakthrough with SmartGPA is that the team has developed "a core mobile sensing technology to determine user behavior continuously with no user interaction," Campbell says.
"We've applied it to 'performance' of students -- GPA. But this core could be used to determine the performance of a software engineer, Uber driver or teacher. That's the idea. Coming up with different models for different types of careers and jobs," he says.
Expect an app to become generally available a year or so from now, once the current technology has been tested at more places and at scale "in more diverse places than the Ivies." Not only will the app be able to predict performance, but will suggest changes in behavior to improve upon it.
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