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Date: Wed, 3 May 1995 18:02:06 -0500
From: "Dave Zembower" <zembower[at]-remove-sparc.isl.net>
Subject: A survey of everyone's favorite bands?
In message <v01510101abcd7780ab27[at]-remove-[126.96.36.199]> Matt Cockerill writes:
> Are you all aware that there is an experimental agent at MIT
> (http://homr.www.media.mit.edu/projects/homr/), part of Patti Maes' work,
> which is designed to recommend bands to you, once you have given a few
> favourite/unfavourite bands marks out of ten. Works by statistical methods,
> looking for your nearest members in terms of bands liked, and recommending
> something which they like and which you haven't mentioned.
Ha!! I just tried this out! After putting in:
The Jazz Butcher Conspiracy
Echo and the Bunnymen
Ned's Atomic Dustbin
as my favorite bands, the screen said:
The band I recommend you would like is...
"Sorry, you're too weird"