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Videos from GigaOm Structure Big Data Conference

Here are the videos from the Giga Om Big Data Conference that just concluded in New York. One of the talks featured Greenplum founder Luke Lonergan. And here’s another talking about Open Source’s role in big data.

I’m interested to hear how this conference compared to the O’Reilly Strata Conference.

Different methods for online recommendation

In an effort to increase user engagement, satisfaction, and profitability, many websites are offering their users various types of recommendations. Many people are familiar with Amazon.com’s people who bought also bought or people who browsed also browsed. But how do they do that?

Darren Vengroff, chief scientist from RichRelevance, explains some of the components of a recommendation system in a GigaOM article.