Algorithm Improves Airline Arrival Predictions, Erodes Favorite Work ExcuseLily Hay Newman4/07/13 3:30pm20EditPromoteGo to permalinkWhen you're flying anywhere you can pretty much turn the whole day into a black hole. The airport/in-flight wifi wasn't working. We sat at the gate for an hour. We were in a holding pattern. It's great. But sometimes, sometimes you actually want to get where you're going.