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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-[143.65.46.13]> Matt Cockerill writes:
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> 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
Robyn Hitchcock
Muddy Waters
Ned's Atomic Dustbin

as my favorite bands, the screen said:

The band I recommend you would like is...

"Sorry, you're too weird"

ROFL!!!!


Dave Zembower
zembower[at]-remove-sparc.isl.net

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