Entries from September 2007

Recommendations are not “Similar Pages”

September 28th, 2007

For people familiar with Google’s “similar pages” links, it is important to note that they are not at all related to Surf Canyon’s Recommendations. The “similar pages” links on Google give users a sampling of websites that are linked to by the same websites linking to that particular result. Confusing? For example, if website A […]

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Tags: Recommendations

Hold the Pickles, Hold the Lettuce

September 19th, 2007

Personalization has been around as long as, well, people. Each of us is different, so it’s no surprise that people and businesses strive to customize their messages and products to cater to individual preferences. Occasionally this process can take a while (Henry Ford wrote in his autobiography, “Any customer can have a car painted any […]

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Tags: Discovery · Personalization · Research