Don’t let the name fool you. Coca-Cola’s Simply Orange juice is anything but pick, squeeze, and pour. That cold glass of 100 percent liquid sunshine on the breakfast table is the product of a sophisticated industrial juice complex. Satellite imagery, complicated data algorithms, even a juice pipeline are all part of the recipe. “You take [...]
Algorithms and Sex Appeal: Could algorithms work for Sex Appeal? Can you look more sexy if you know some Mathematics?
From Wikipedia: an algorithm is an effective method expressed as a finite list of well-defined instructions for calculating a function. Algorithms are used for calculation, data processing, and automated reasoning. In simple words an algorithm is a step-by-step procedure for calculations. Now let’s analyze OkCupid.com it is a famous web site. On 2-Feb-2011 Match.com had [...]
Cinematch, Dinasour Planet, and finally Pragmatic Chaos –predicting what movie you might want to watch- is determining 60% of the movies being rented. Pragmatic Chaos got the 1 million dollar prize. Prize for reading what is in your brain. The above photo is from the ceremony in New York City. (20 Sept 2009) for more [...]
After a few days From http://www.michaeleisen.org/blog/?p=358 Michael Eisen’ Blog: “….But two questions remained. Why were they doing this, and how long would it go on before they noticed? As I amusedly watched the price rise every day, I learned that Amazon retailers are increasingly using algorithmic pricing (something Amazon itself does on a large scale), [...]