[mythtv-users] Cornucopia of the Commons

Joe Barnhart joebarnhart at yahoo.com
Thu Aug 11 07:24:59 UTC 2005

--- Michael Tiller <michael.tiller at gmail.com> wrote:

> The specific case I was thinking about was what to watch on TV. TiVo
> has its 
> suggestions capability and I do miss that. But MythTV could do much
> better. 
> Instead of looking at my viewing habits and trying to guess what I'd
> like, 
> what if you looked at my viewing habits and then compared them with
> viewing 
> habits of other MythTV owners? If you were somehow able to compile
> all the 
> viewing information (in an opt-in, privacy friendly way of course),
> then you 
> could pretty easily identify patterns. So if I record "Law & Order"
> and 
> "Numb3rs" and it notices that most people who record those shows also
> record 
> "The Closer" then it would point that out to me.
> This could be just like the online commerce approach of "people who
> bought 
> this also bought...".


You really need to check out posts by Brad Templeton.  I think you'd
like his ideas.

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