Here's a new article I wrote: Casual Rocket Scientists: An Interview with a Layman Leading the Netflix Prize, Martin Chabbert By Eric Siegel, Ph.D. Conference Chair, Predictive Analytics World A couple of non-analytical laymen launched a mission to win the Netflix Prize, arguably the most high profile analytical competition to date. And these "casual part-timers" have succeeded – they compose one of three teams that together won the Prize. Martin Chabbert provides a tell-all interview, advocating adept engineering over innovative science. Their work and this competition as a whole are so cutting-edge, they make the space race look like good ol' "Flash Gordon"… Click here for the entire article