Big Data Analytics at Netflix. Interview with Christos Kalantzis and Jason Brown. zite.to/YBR6Vv
Hacking Netflix offers up a video of information about Netflix’s usage of cloud computing, Amazon AWS.
The NY Times has a great visualization of Netflix dvd rental data that shows the top 10 dvd rentals for the zip codes in 12 major metro areas. Make sure to mouse over the map to see the top 10 list for your specific zip code.
Netflix just implemented some updates to their star rating predictions based on some work done on the Netflix Prize. Here’s what Todd Yellin, Director of Product Management, and Jon Sanders, Director of Recommendation Systems have to say on the Netflix Blog.
The NY Times highlights the problem that recommendation systems like Netflix sometimes have. For movies like Napoleon Dynamite, people either love them or hate them and it is very tricky to predict which it will be.