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recommender systems

Beyond the 5 Stars Round up

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Last week, I published a post on the Netflix tech blog. The post, entitled “Netflix Recommendations: Beyond the 5 stars” describes how recommendations have e...

Recsys 2011 – Notes and Pointers

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I found Recsys this year of very high quality in general. There were many good papers and presentations. The Industry track was also very high-quality, with...

Joining Netflix

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Three weeks ago, I started to work for Netflix. Everything has moved so fast with so many things to do and learn that it seems like I have already been here ...

The Science and the Magic of User Feedback

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That was the main title of a series of talks I gave in different labs and companies during my recent California tour. In this presentation, I talked about ma...

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machine learning

More data or better models?

6 minute read

The discussion of whether it is better to focus on building better algorithms or getting more data is by no means new. But, it is really catching on lately. ...

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research

Managing Research the Agile Way

6 minute read

I have discussed previously on this blog about how well the Scientific Method adapts to Agile approaches. These ideas also took me to an unfinished effort to...

Did you prepare your talk?

12 minute read

I don’t consider myself to be a great presenter. As a matter of fact, every time I finish a presentation, I find myself thinking about how many things I scre...

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explicit feedback

The Science and the Magic of User Feedback

less than 1 minute read

That was the main title of a series of talks I gave in different labs and companies during my recent California tour. In this presentation, I talked about ma...

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netflix

Beyond the 5 Stars Round up

2 minute read

Last week, I published a post on the Netflix tech blog. The post, entitled “Netflix Recommendations: Beyond the 5 stars” describes how recommendations have e...

Joining Netflix

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Three weeks ago, I started to work for Netflix. Everything has moved so fast with so many things to do and learn that it seems like I have already been here ...

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big data

More data or better models?

6 minute read

The discussion of whether it is better to focus on building better algorithms or getting more data is by no means new. But, it is really catching on lately. ...

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models

More data or better models?

6 minute read

The discussion of whether it is better to focus on building better algorithms or getting more data is by no means new. But, it is really catching on lately. ...

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conferences

Did you prepare your talk?

12 minute read

I don’t consider myself to be a great presenter. As a matter of fact, every time I finish a presentation, I find myself thinking about how many things I scre...

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presentation skills

Did you prepare your talk?

12 minute read

I don’t consider myself to be a great presenter. As a matter of fact, every time I finish a presentation, I find myself thinking about how many things I scre...

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game dynamics

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quora

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Social Networks

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trust

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agile

Managing Research the Agile Way

6 minute read

I have discussed previously on this blog about how well the Scientific Method adapts to Agile approaches. These ideas also took me to an unfinished effort to...

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extreme Programming

Managing Research the Agile Way

6 minute read

I have discussed previously on this blog about how well the Scientific Method adapts to Agile approaches. These ideas also took me to an unfinished effort to...

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mamagement

Managing Research the Agile Way

6 minute read

I have discussed previously on this blog about how well the Scientific Method adapts to Agile approaches. These ideas also took me to an unfinished effort to...

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scrum

Managing Research the Agile Way

6 minute read

I have discussed previously on this blog about how well the Scientific Method adapts to Agile approaches. These ideas also took me to an unfinished effort to...

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noise

The Science and the Magic of User Feedback

less than 1 minute read

That was the main title of a series of talks I gave in different labs and companies during my recent California tour. In this presentation, I talked about ma...

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error

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stats

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explicit

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implicit

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music recommenders

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user modeling

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interaction

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presentation data

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conference

Recsys 2011 – Notes and Pointers

5 minute read

I found Recsys this year of very high quality in general. There were many good papers and presentations. The Industry track was also very high-quality, with...

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recsys11

Recsys 2011 – Notes and Pointers

5 minute read

I found Recsys this year of very high quality in general. There were many good papers and presentations. The Industry track was also very high-quality, with...

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netflix prize

Beyond the 5 Stars Round up

2 minute read

Last week, I published a post on the Netflix tech blog. The post, entitled “Netflix Recommendations: Beyond the 5 stars” describes how recommendations have e...

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recsys

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software

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