The Netflix Prize Has A Winner


The two leading teams BellKor in BigChaos and Pragmatic Theory combined their talents to push over the 10% finish line. $1 million split 7 ways still sounds pretty damn good. Netflix also allows the winners to sell their algorithms to anyone else they like.

As Shawn Medero points out, the other teams have 30 days in which to submit their solutions, as well.

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