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Feb. 03, 2014 - The Atlantic’s Alexis C. Madrigal Explores How Netflix Finds What You Want

Netflix began in 1999 as a mail-order renting service for DVDs, but in 2007, with more advanced technology, they began to offer streaming online. Soon after, NBC and News Corp teamed up to launch Hulu, a website exclusively streaming TV … Read More

Jan. 22, 2014 - Their Next Move: Computers and Humans in the film Computer Chess

The 2013 mockumentary Computer Chess is a black-and-white movie, just like the chess pieces the characters play. A typical chess game ends with a winner and a loser, a seemingly black-and-white categorization. However, it is when Computer Chess explores the … Read More

Dec. 02, 2013 - Alan Kay Event: Complications vs Intrinsic Complexity in Systems

KIHC is looking forward to an event featuring the always provocative Alan Kay: Complications vs Intrinsic Complexity in Systems Alan Kay Viewpoints Research Institute   When we look at systems made from 10s to 100s of millions of lines of … Read More

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