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+ - User-mining: Start at the gym, end up at a bar?->

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An anonymous reader writes: Instead of sitting at my desk, I spent all day “Hacking with Cloudera on CDH3 at the Cloudera Hackathon understanding people’s location-based activities using Yelp, Foursquare, and Twitter. By analyzing the data algorithmically, I got strikingly similar results to those shown on Going.com, which are based on user-generated and hand-moderated content. I was able to retrieve more data regarding users’ whereabouts each day, even hour. Here are my results...
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Comment: sigh... (Score 1) 593

by rwaliany (#21461251) Attached to: Why Microsoft's Zune is Still Failing
sigh... Microsoft is smarter than we think. If you've noticed they have a pretty attractive suite to go with the Zune which eliminates DRM problems at a relatively cheap price. With a Zune and $15/month you have easy unlimited music that practically never expires and re-attains licenses easily. Although I would have never bought a Zune, I have a Zune because they gave me one for free when they tried to get me to accept their job offer.

The solution of this problem is trivial and is left as an exercise for the reader.

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