I went to nine JavaOne conferences. When Sun was running it, they held it in Moscone in San Francisco. Oracle has taken over, and they’re going to be in … The Hilton San Francisco at Union Square.

I don’t know what it was about having it at Moscone. Just don’t think it’ll be the same.

In 2006, Netflix announced a contest to improve the recommendation engine it uses by at least 10%. Yesterday it was announced that a team was able to reach 10.05%. Read more about it in Wired.com.

The winning team wins $1,000,000.