Sunday, December 03, 2006

Accurate recommendations from Netflix? It may happen. - The Boston Globe

Timely snapshot 

In 1995, that software spawned Firefly Network, one of the first recommendation-oriented sites on the Web. Firefly sold its technology to sites like Barnesandnoble.com and Yahoo before being acquired by Microsoft Corp.

Ten years later, the riddle of how to make the perfect recommendation still hasn't been cracked, though some sites seem as if they're getting close.

Source: Accurate recommendations from Netflix? It may happen. - The Boston Globe

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