More than eight out of 10 movies or TV shows Netflix users watch are based on the site’s recommendations. Those suggestions are the result of complex algorithms, according to Carlos Gomez Uribe, vice president of product innovation at Netflix, who spoke on campus Thursday as part of the Profiles in Innovation Presidential Speaker Series.
Law professor Daniel Medwed, a nationally renowned criminal law expert, is particularly interested in how the prosecutors will structure their presentation against the accused Boston Marathon bomber, whose trial begins Wednesday.
The Northeastern delegations for Germany and Croatia took first and third place, respectively, while students won numerous individual awards at the conference, held Feb. 12–15 in Washington, D.C.
Scott Edmiston, interim chair of the theatre department, shares his vision for the department and discusses the impact of new co-op partnerships as well as the dramatic redesign of the Studio Theatre’s lobby.
Five students who presented at a recent international co-op fair describe their experiential learning opportunities abroad and what made those experiences so meaningful.
Journalism student Olivia Hesslein says that working behind the scenes for two national news networks while on co-op has defined her career path. Now she wants to be a television news producer.
By the end of the 21st century, climate change will significantly alter an important oceanographic process that regulates the productivity of fisheries and marine ecosystems, Northeastern researchers report in a new paper in Nature. These changes are likely to influence the geographic distribution of marine biodiversity.
As the White House prepares its framework for a new college ratings system, President Aoun proposed a series of critical value-added indicators for universities to help families have access to more reliable and transparent information for measuring students’ career and personal success.
Daniel Medwed, an expert in criminal law and a renowned scholar on the topic of wrongful convictions, has been appointed a member of a new Standing Committee on Eyewitness Identification by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.
In new research, Northeastern professor David Lewkowicz delivered some intriguing findings about bilingual babies’ lip-reading. But he also says adults do quite a bit of lip-reading every day, probably without even knowing it.
Northeastern is organizing an effort for students to help dig out the neighborhoods surrounding campus following record snowfall that has blasted the Boston area in recent weeks.
The findings have big implications for understanding how infants acquire speech and language and could play a role in treating and diagnosing children with communicative and learning disorders like autism, says Northeastern professor David J. Lewkowicz.