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…)