Recommendation Systems: Interview with Satnam Alag
Personally, I’m not a fan of recommendation systems. The majority of them are basically unwanted spam/advertising. And like advice, bad recommendations are worse than no recommendations.
Justin Bieber and the Rising Importance of Accelerating Media
The web certainly accelerates the hype cycle. The hype cycle is currently 1 week. By next year it’ll be 1 day. Then it’ll be an hour. And what will it mean when novelties are generated and forgotten in the span of an hour?
Revisiting Software Craftsmanship vs Engineering
All software is mass produced. Even one off solutions coded for individual businesses are, in reality, mass productions. Insisting on craftsmanship in mass produced products is only for Apple fans.