[FoRK] The World Is Not Flat

J. Andrew Rogers andrew at ceruleansystems.com
Tue Jan 19 17:50:55 PST 2010


On Jan 19, 2010, at 4:42 PM, Stephen Williams wrote:
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> So, linear programming, traveling delivery man, convex optimization flow problems, predictive analysis, machine learning and feature extraction based on all inputs (weather, holidays, economy, etc.).  Fun.  Sounds like they may earn their keep sometimes.


In principle, it was my introduction to some of these topics.  In practice, it is rarely as sophisticated as all that which is why there is still a lot of opportunity.  Not that long ago this was mostly accomplished by gaggles of smart people, not even computers.


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