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[2b2k] Too Big to Know’s network

Valdis Krebs has posted a map of books that Amazon says people who bought 2b2k also bought, and then the web of books that are one degree away from those books.

It’s interesting to parse as you try to discern what the shared interests are. And I’m surprised that Amazon hasn’t picked up on it as a way to sell more books, and that publishers haven’t picked up on it to understand their market better.

In any case, thanks, Valdis!

One Response to “[2b2k] Too Big to Know’s network”

  1. > I’m surprised that Amazon hasn’t picked up on it
    > as a way to sell more books

    what do you think is the purpose of
    doing the work of computing and
    presenting that specific information?

    and it’s called “collaborative filtering’.

    -bowerbird

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