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Front page of Practical Recommender Systems
For a computer scientist like me, the world of IT is such an exciting place! Since I started at university, I have seen the creation of companies like Amazon and Google, and later Netflix. They were for sure lucky to be in the right place at the right time. But it was ingenuity that has kept them in the market. What they did is a long story, but what I find interesting is that they have taken large quantities of content and made it accessible to the masses.
One of the advantages of being a internet business is the fact that you are not limited by physical walls like traditional shops and your list of products can be close to never ending. If a physical store was truly so vast, customers would struggle to find anything and simply get lost. They would probably go to the shop next door, which has…
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