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Saturday, December 22, 2012

Beyond Hadoop

In CACM:  Interesting thoughts on technical big data examples and solutions.   Like this: " ...When a new user visits the online music service Pandora and selects a station, the company's software immediately generates a playlist based on the preferences of its community. If the individual creates a Chopin station, for example, the string of songs would consist of the most popular renditions of the composer's music among Pandora's community. Once the new listener inputs a rating, clicking on either the "thumbs up" or the "thumbs down" icon, Pandora factors this preference into future selections. In effect, the service becomes smarter with the vote of each thumb. ... "

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