Algorithms

The Problem With Fashion and Online Shopping...

Monty Munford | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Monty Munford

It's been 14 years since Natalie Massenet launched her revolutionary ambition on the world: women could buy clothes online. Online! On the internet! Who could imagine? Fast forward to 2014, and it's hard to imagine anything different.

Does Facebook (Like Barclays) Operate a Dark Pool?

Richard Stacy | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Tech
Richard Stacy

Facebook needs to generate sufficient revenue to justify a valuation north of $80 billion - and it is not going to do that simply through selling advertising, it is going to do that by selling access to its pool of data... data about human behaviour.

The Enormous Consequences of Inconsequential Data

Richard Stacy | Posted 31.03.2012 | UK Tech
Richard Stacy

I have recently come across this excellent Ted Talk by Kevin Slavin. It looks at algorithms and the powerful, but also hidden and unsupervised way th...