Algorithms and Sex Appeal: Could algorithms work for Sex Appeal? Can you look more sexy if you know some Mathematics?

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 acquired OkCupid for $50 million in cash. Many users expressed distress, worrying that they would now have to pay for…

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Complex Event Processing and Carrier Hotel New York City – What do they have in common?

Complex Event Processing and Carrier Hotel New York City – What do they have in common?

This is the place of Carrier Hotel in Manhattan. This is the place where the internet fiber channel cables come out. And then the web is distributed to the other buildings. As you might imagine seconds count when it comes to high frequency trading. The question is “what if I was a few milliseconds infront of my competitor?” Could speed of data matter in such cases. Could a distance of few blocks create a significant…

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How can a $35 book go upto $23,698,655.93 (plus $3.99 shipping) at AMAZON? Real Story !

How can a $35 book go upto $23,698,655.93 (plus $3.99 shipping) at AMAZON? Real Story !

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), with a number of companies offering pricing algorithms/services to retailers. Both profnath and bordeebook were clearly using automatic pricing –…

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Transforming BI for Extreme DATA–Why is it relevant for Today? Why Today? IDC Business Intelligence Roadshow 2011

Transforming BI for Extreme DATA–Why is it relevant for Today? Why Today? IDC Business Intelligence Roadshow 2011

IDC Business Intelligence Roadshow 2011 View more presentations from ugur candan. In this presentation I tried to explain why big data or extreme data problems are so trendy. There is a specific reason for this. For those who attended the event I hope it is clear. For those who have not attended you need to walk over the presentation to have an idea.

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See How SAP co-CEO Bill uses his iPAD for Analysing Real SAP data in Real Time

See How SAP co-CEO Bill uses his iPAD for Analysing Real SAP data in Real Time

SAP co-CEO Talks to Cramer Mad Money   Mad Money host Jim Cramer sizes up your ability to make money off of SAP. “46 of the top 50 investment banking and investment banking firms in the world use SAP,” says Bill McDermott, SAP co-CEO. See it in ACTION !

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Trillion Node Computing:Why We Need to Start All Over?

Trillion Node Computing:Why We Need to Start All Over?

This is a short film (a fast paced preview of a larger effort) by MAYA Design created to put some perspective on the invisible but fast approaching challenges and opportunities in the pervasive computing age. This age will be very interesting. In order to understand where high performance analytics or computing stands, one must see this video.    

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