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Recsys 2012: A long (and likely biased) summary

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After a great week in beautiful and sunny Dublin (yes, sunny), it is time to look back and recap on the most interesting things that happened in the 2012 Rec...

Netflix @ Recsys 2012

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We are just a few days away from the 2012 ACM Recommender Systems Conference (#Recsys2012), that this year will take place in Dublin, Ireland. Over the years...

More data or better models?

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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. ...

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 ...