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Making recommendations different enough

One of the major uses of data analytics in practice is to make recommendations, either explicitly or implicitly. This is one area where the interests of marketers and the interests of consumers largely run together. 521 more words

Predicting the Future

Arguably the greatest contribution of computing to the total of human knowledge is that relatively simple results from theoretical models of computation show that the future is an inherently unknowable place — not just in principle, but for fundamental reasons. 1,131 more words