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emergentfutures:

Out in the Open: Build Your Own Netflix-Style Suggestion Machine for Free


Netflix has spent years building and improving its recommendation engine, and even sponsored a $1 million contest to improve its algorithm. But now anyone can download and tinker with this kind of software, thanks to a new open source project.
When streaming video company Shelby.tv built a new app for discovering online video last year, it decided to outsource the job to a company called Mortar Data, a New York-based company that builds and hosts custom big data applications. “We wanted to build fast,” says Shelby.tv CEO Reece Pacheco. “We were impressed with the product and the team [Mortar Data] had built.”


Full Story: Wired

emergentfutures:

Out in the Open: Build Your Own Netflix-Style Suggestion Machine for Free

Netflix has spent years building and improving its recommendation engine, and even sponsored a $1 million contest to improve its algorithm. But now anyone can download and tinker with this kind of software, thanks to a new open source project.

When streaming video company Shelby.tv built a new app for discovering online video last year, it decided to outsource the job to a company called Mortar Data, a New York-based company that builds and hosts custom big data applications. “We wanted to build fast,” says Shelby.tv CEO Reece Pacheco. “We were impressed with the product and the team [Mortar Data] had built.”

Full Story: Wired

torteen:

revafisheye:

Finally finished and delivered Brian’s crimmis gift last week. He was surprised and ever-so pleased. 
Pattern: Alien Autopsy by Emily StonekingYarn: Stashbusting bits and scrapsNeedle: 3.25mm/US 3Extras: Dissection tray with a wax base and steel T-pins for mounting 

I’m so making this for someone next Christmas.

torteen:

revafisheye:

Finally finished and delivered Brian’s crimmis gift last week. He was surprised and ever-so pleased. 

Pattern: Alien Autopsy by Emily Stoneking
Yarn: Stashbusting bits and scraps
Needle: 3.25mm/US 3
Extras: Dissection tray with a wax base and steel T-pins for mounting 

I’m so making this for someone next Christmas.

(via wilwheaton)

corgisbeggingforstuff:

twosillycorgis:

How many packets of top ramen can two fat corgis eat? Six. Apparently the answer is six. And they only stopped there because there were no more… Assholes.

They look so guilty! Don’t worry girls. I would easily eat 6 packets too.

corgisbeggingforstuff:

twosillycorgis:

How many packets of top ramen can two fat corgis eat? Six. Apparently the answer is six. And they only stopped there because there were no more… Assholes.

They look so guilty! Don’t worry girls. I would easily eat 6 packets too.