At first glance, it sounds appealing. Record a couple discussing a difficult issue for a few minutes, analyse the recording with the latest AI technology, and presto, a recent study suggests you can predict with 79 per cent accuracy who will divorce within the next two years. BBC Future has just produced an article about this. […]
Family breakdown costs £50bn a year
When couples split up, families move from one to two households. Poverty is a common outcome that affects children. Six out of ten lone parents are supported by the state compared to one out of ten couple parents. That's where most of the £50bn is spent.