Google News Personalization

Ever wonder how Google’s News Personalization works? The Google News Help section on Personalized News provides a lot of details, but a new paper from Google on the topic delves even deeper: Google News Personalization: Scalable Online Collaborative Filtering (pdf) In this paper we describe our approach to collaborative filtering for generating personalized recommendations for … Read more

NASA’s Light-Sailing, Miniature, Nanotechnology-Based Spacecraft Artificial Intelligence Management Patent Application

I was trying to come up with an idea for a fake patent application for April Fool’s day, like a description of something earth-shaking, and completely unbelievable. I planned to provide a detailed description, and then have a link to the “patent application” that was something completely made up. I come across a lot of … Read more