... also bought Durex Condoms.

Here's another example from the Amazon recommender highlighting some of the unusual recommendations that can occur with a collaborative filtering recommender.

Nobody is perfect of course, but what made a huge impression to me was not how good (or bad) amazon's recommendations are, but how bad the interaction with the customer is. I blogged about it a couple of days back (please excuse the self promotion) http://www.techpovera.com/blog/2007/06/amazon-and-google-personalization-mess.html

Posted by Tech Povera on June 14, 2007 at 05:03 PM EDT #

Was my previous comment that spammy ? I wonder why it never showed up. Anyway, that's life.

Posted by tech povera on June 15, 2007 at 07:12 PM EDT #

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