Anything That Moves Me

Algorithms and Genres

January 3, 2011

Tags: search algorithms, netflix, amazon, genres, categories, subject headings, reading, books, movies

People make fun of the Netflix algorithm, the computer program that recommends movies based on how you rate other movies. Iíve certainly laughed at it. Its worst recommendation for me was Jackass 2. And no, I didnít give Jackass 1 five stars, or even watch it.

The reason Netflix suggested Jackass 2 was that I had given Monty Pythonís Life of Brian five stars, as did, apparently, many jackasses. (more…)

Selected Works

Fantasy, Women's Fiction (e-books)
Book Six in the ECLIPSIS series of Lady Amalie's memoirs.
Book Five in the ECLIPSIS series of Lady Amalie's memoirs.
Book Four in the ECLIPSIS series of Lady Amalie's memoirs.
Book Three in the ECLIPSIS series of Lady Amalie's memoirs.
Book Two in the ECLIPSIS series of Lady Amalie's memoirs.
Book One in the ECLIPSIS series of Lady Amalie's memoirs.
Short Story
A queered version of the Cinderella story in the 4th Gay City anthology, "At Second Glance."
Newsletter article
Describes the typical upbringing of middle- and upper-class children in Austen's time.
Romantic Comedy, M/M/F Menage
A breezy tale of love, lust and secrets set against the backdrop of Regency England.