Archive for category: Curalytics

What Made Google Great May Be Its Biggest Risk

What Made Google Great May Be Its Biggest Risk

The search giant humanized the Web. Now it needs to do it again. Google’s stated mission is to “organize the world’s information,” but when it launched its search engine, it wound up doing more than that. The ranking system offered the public a sense of which results were important, based […]

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Herd Investors Spotted: Visualization of Hedge Fund Herd Mentality

Herd Investors Spotted: Visualization of Hedge Fund Herd Mentality

It’s no secret that many investors think alike. When they do, we say they have a “herd mentality”; when they don’t, we call them “contrarians”. And it’s usually speculation as to who’s which. At least it used to be. I decided to run hedge fund holdings data through Curalytics to create a […]

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The Curalytics Clique

The Curalytics Clique

The Curalytics Clique is an interdisciplinary, invitation-only community & “think-tank” that discusses subjective systems across the dimensions of machine learning, recommendation systems, marketing, anthropology, linguistics, psychology, sociology, semiotics, and design. Members include CTOs, entrepreneurs, academics, researchers, product managers, and engineers working at large tech companies, venture backed firms, start ups, universities, and research […]

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Songza has a Curation Scaling Problem, and now Google Does Too

Songza has a Curation Scaling Problem, and now Google Does Too

The Songza team will do great things for Google—but it won’t be because of curation. Google recently acquired Songza for what is widely believed to be their expertise with curation. But Songza doesn’t describe themselves as a curated music service, but rather, a “lifestyle enhancement company,” and it’s important to […]

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Visualizing Taste in Art with Big Data Curation Analysis – Curalytics and Curiator

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November 23, 2013

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Curalytics, Curation

Visualizing Taste in Art with Big Data Curation Analysis – Curalytics and Curiator

Big data and art don’t usually go together. Until now that is. Here at Curalytics, we’ve teamed up with Curiator, an art community, to provide big data analysis of their curation data. On Curiator, everyone is an art curator and creates their own collections of art in “rooms”. It is with […]

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