Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Netflix Prize

I advanced to the top ten in the Netflix Prize.

"Torture the data long enough, and sooner or later it will confess." (Julian Faraway / Ronald Coase)

After 8 months from the start of the contest the data still do not want to confess. The $1 million prize is a strong motivation. Almost 2000 teams submitted their solutions.

Netflix Prize Leaderboard

First note

So, I've decided to start a blog. If the Polish prime minister can have a blog, then I can have one too.