Category Archives: Netflix

VCs Developing In-House Tech-Expertise-as-a-Service

Ashlee Vance writes in “Netflix Loses Its Cloud Guru to a VC Firm”: “It used to be good enough for venture capitalists just to hand out money. Well, not anymore. Now they’re expected to offer up a suite of services … Continue reading

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7 Observations from the Big Data Innovation Summit

The Innovation Enterprise events group put together recently the second annual Big Data Innovation Summit in Boston. Here are a few of the highlights of the first day: Banana production in Central America is twice the rate of trash production in New … Continue reading

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Big Data Analytics and Data Science at Netflix (Video)

Chris Pouliot, the Director of Analytics and Algorithms at Netflix: “…my team does not only personalizations for movies, but we also deal with content demand prediction. Helping our buyer down in Beverly Hills figure out how much do we pay … Continue reading

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Data Science at Netflix with Elastic MapReduce

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Big Data and the Future of Business: Don’t Automate, Analyze

Sometime ago I got an email from Netflix telling me that “recently you may have had trouble instantly watching TV episodes or movies due to technical issues.”As a matter of fact, I did not experience any “technical difficulties.” I simply … Continue reading

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