Comcast’s lengthy filing to regulators, to justify its $45 billion proposed purchase of Time Warner Cable, shows the many ways the combined entity could use its leverage over both cable lines and programming to pressure competitors.

Discussion around the fundamentals of how Machine Learning, Algorithms, Heuristics and Models are tuned my human intelligence.

From the Netflix Tech Blog:

Netflix Recommendation Engine Archictecture

Full article here.

Matt explains his vision for automating 50% of all media buying at Mediabrands by the end of 2015.



Twitter is testing a major profile redesign that’s very reminiscent of Facebook and Google+.

Mashable assistant features editor Matt Petronzio spotted on Tuesday a huge update to his Twitter profile page, with the main picture and bio scaled to the left and significantly more real estate dedicated to the header photo

The revamped tweet stream is also a departure from its signature look. There is a greater focus on photos and content cards. It moves away from a strictly vertical timeline too

Twitter Layout
Twitter is quietly testing a new look for the site.

It’s common for Twitter to quietly test new features and design updates before tweaking or rolling it out to a larger user base. Experiments typically go out to a small, random pool of users Read more…