Archive for September, 2007

Headline Personalization

Friday, September 28th, 2007

Our work is never done in making sure that the recommendations are the best that they can be. Three updates were pushed out today to try different experiments with the recommendations. Unfortunately they all faired worse than the current algorithm and so they were pulled back. The experimentation will continue. Of ...

Tuesday update

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

Today the Registration Finish page was updated slightly to add the option to import your OPML files there, instead of having to go to the Preferences tab after registration. Also the formatting for the Share / Email function was updated to add the name of the post as well as ...

Updates every day

Monday, September 24th, 2007

We're making updates to the site every day now. There were more scoring updates that went live this weekend. The OPML importer is now live, so you can import all of your feeds from Bloglines or Google Reader. Today we also added the "Share / Email" link so that you can ...

The State of Cloudgrove

Friday, September 21st, 2007

Things are getting a lot closer to Beta level. A lot of work has been done to finish things up. There are still a few things left outstanding though. Group similar headlines Finish OPML importer Add feed recommendations Clean up search interface Add tagging Share / Email stories The OPML importer is completed and testing should be ...

Tweaking the scoring algorithm

Monday, September 10th, 2007

We've been doing a lot of work of the last three days on the scoring algorithm for the headlines. We're working on finding the best of mix things you like and suggestions for things that you might like. All of this work is to give you the best possible reading ...

A lot more updates happening

Friday, September 7th, 2007

You've probably noticed a lot of changes around here. Almost all of the basic features have been completed. We're now starting to get further into user testing. The focus has shifted to UI and usability testing. Feel free to let us know what you think. The "Send Feedback" link in ...