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Find the Elephant

By Robin Morris in A Word from the Engineers on August 23, 2012

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The last few weeks have been busy here in Baynote engineering. We’re about to go live with a new algorithm that runs on all of the new infrastructure that the platform team has been building over the last few months. The models are built on our hadoop cluster and incorporate a lot of the ideas I’ve written about in ... Read More »

Revenue, Margin, Seasonality and the Problem of Choosing the Best Recommendations

By Robin Morris in A Word from the Engineers on July 17, 2012

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On the back of my business card it says, “Baynote: personalized shopping experiences.”  This can often seem very remote from what we in engineering work on day-to-day, where much time is spent in the technical guts of the products. So every now and again it’s good to think about the end goal that we’re working towards – providing ... Read More »