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Data Deep Dive: Can You Predict Oscar Winners?

For some people, the best part of the Oscars is the fashion. For others, the thrill is gossiping about Seth McFarlane’s latest sexist joke. But for the true fans, printing out a ballot and guessing the winners is where the real fun is at. Now there’s a new, curious category of Oscar onlooker: The data nerds who are wondering, “What if there were a science behind predicting the winners?” At News360, where we are definitely data nerds, we decided to take a look at the winners in every category and measure how many times their names appeared in news articles […]

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The Long Quest for Personalization, Part I

The Long Quest for Personalization, Part I

We at News360 have been working on news personalization for a long, long time now. The idea of tracking user interests based on reading behaviour, and using that data to recommend articles, sources and other things is very appealing – especially if you already have a lot of the basic building blocks with named entity extraction.   The obvious, naive idea is to just build a classification system.

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