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YouTube announced on X (Twitter) that they are about to introduce a new “For You” section in channels’ home tabs. These tabs recommend a mix of content from the particular channel and recommendations based on a user’s watch history. YouTube further asks creators to update their settings and select appropriate formats before YouTube rolls out […]
The University of Siegen published a news article (see screenshot) and press release about my work on self-learning automated recommender systems as-a-service. Professor Dr. Jöran Beel aims to give smaller companies the opportunity to use a good recommendation service. He is developing a self-learning software that learns to generate the best recommendations. We‘re used to […]
Kenyan edtech startup Craydel, a platform for comparing colleges, course options and tuition fees, has secured $1 million in a pre-seed round that will go toward improving its search and recommendation technology and enhancing its online resources. With the new funding, Craydel is set to embark on a new path to build its search and […]
Today, I stumbled upon WhizzCo, a start-up with a great idea. WhizzCo tackles the problem that there is no single-best content recommendation-engine or advertisement platform to monetize your website. Sometimes, Google Adsense may be best, sometimes a service like Plista may be best. WhizzCo promises to analyze for you, which platform generates the most revenue […]
River today launched its eponymous social media app, which is designed to organize conversations into streams of shareable stories. The startup also announced a $10.4 million round it will use to expand its workforce and further product R&D. […] After founding Wander, the social diary app Yahoo acquired in 2014, [Jeremy] Fisher cofounded River in 2018 […]
According to PV Magazine, the German Fraunhofer Association is planning to create a new centre for artificial intelligence for energy systems. The goal of the center is to automate processes relating to electricity, heating, and also mobility. PV magazine explicitly mentions that this includes recommender systems. Currently, Fraunhofer employs 15 researchers in this field. The […]