Since the publication of his O’Reilly book Programming Collective Intelligence: Building Smart Web 2.0 Applications, Toby Segaran has become well noted for his ability to explain easily-understandable algorithms for the kind of deeply complex problems involved in social applications. Toby joins Alex and Ted to discuss some of the high-level concepts that he tackles in his book.
Special thanks to avid Bungee Line listener John Oliva, who suggested that we interview Toby.
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Here are links to some of the resources mentioned in this episode.
- The Book: Programming Collective Intelligence (Amazon)
- Toby Segaran’s home page
- The Bungee Line Ringtone (Okay, fine. It’s just a zipped mp3)
- A Mummified Hadrosaur, which may or may not have had webbed feet