The Artificially Intelligent Brewer: Carlsberg’s Breakthrough Project

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Humans have been producing beer for over 5,000 years, and it has become our most consumed alcoholic beverage worldwide. But is brewing an art or a science? The rise of the craft beer segment suggests that many of us perceive it as an art, but machine learning is gradually reinventing both the process and product development aspects of this traditional industry.

Promise and Peril for Machine Learning at Netflix

As the amount of content, competition, and subscribers in the online media space grows, Netflix is turning to machine learning to provide a more entertaining experience for its customers. While they are investing heavily in their proprietary recommendation engine and enjoying the benefits of increased customer retention, questions are emerging around how far into customer profiling a machine learning algorithm should ideally go.