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Charts of the Week [Sep 19]

Published on Sep 19, 2008 in Cool Infographics & Data Visualizations
Charts of the Week [Sep 19]

Thankfully power is back in Ohio, almost 2 days ago to my house. There is another personal update: We are moving to Seattle. My consulting work in Columbus was over 2 weeks back and since then I have been waiting for the next assignment. Finally this week it became clear that we have to move […]

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Amazon’s recommendation system – is it crazy?

Published on Jan 12, 2008 in business, Humor, technology, wonder why

We have a saying in Telugu that goes like this, “thaadu vundhi kada ani eddu kontama?” which means, “just because you have a rope you dont buy a bullock to tie”. Amazon’s recommendation system must have been coded by someone with a skewed view of reality. How else can you explain this? Obviously I didnt […]

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