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Crowdsourcing: The Ensemble's Experience With the Netflix Prize

A talk by Greg McAlpin at SXSWi 2010

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March 13, 2010 7:30 AM

500 East Cesar Chavez Street, Austin, TX 78701-4121

500 East Cesar Chavez Street, Austin, TX 78701-4121

Over 5,100 teams of scientists and engineers worked for almost three years to find a solution to the $1,000,000 Netflix Prize. How did the top two teams meet the challenge? Why did so many teams fail? A member of the leading team shares the inside story on crowdsourcing technical challenges.

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