DailyDirt: Recipes Analyzed By Algorithms

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Algorithms are data mining every aspect of our lives and the world around us -- to pull out interesting bits of information that we should act on. Companies like Google and Facebook come up with algorithms to figure out when to put ads in front of our eyes and how to display pertinent information (sometimes at the same time). Other algorithms are apparently watching what we eat, and trying to highlight what makes food taste good for us or how to formulate the "perfect Pepsis" or find unexpected recipes or flavor combinations. Here are just a few examples of software-based culinary art. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post via StumbleUpon.
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Filed Under: ai, algorithms, artificial intelligence, cognitive computing, cognitive cooking, cuisine, data mining, flavors, food, recipes, watson
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    Anonymous Coward, 6 Mar 2015 @ 5:57pm

    Has anyone tasted a recipe from chef Watson?

    reply to this | link to this | view in thread ]

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    Anonymous Coward, 6 Mar 2015 @ 8:39pm

    IBM Cognitive Computing advertisement using the anime Steins;Gate and some creative cooking:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvO3bHTO0j0

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    orbitalinsertion (profile), 6 Mar 2015 @ 9:18pm

    Some foodie snobs are worried that artificial intelligence in the kitchen will lead to a destruction of cuisine as an art and part of culture.


    More than the foodie snobs have? Inconceivable! Their heads would artisanally explode. That's a serious demarcation problem right there.

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    Anonymous Coward, 7 Mar 2015 @ 12:09am

    I thought that reciepies could not be copyrighted under US law anyways.

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    Pixelation, 7 Mar 2015 @ 8:28am

    Dinner Odyssey

    "Some foodie snobs are worried that artificial intelligence in the kitchen will lead to a destruction of cuisine as an art and part of culture."

    "Make me Chicken Tikka Masala, Hal"
    "I'm sorry, Dave. I'm afraid I can't do that"
    "What's the problem? "
    "I think you know what the problem is just as well as I do."
    "What are you talking about, HAL?"
    "This dinner is too important for me to allow you to jeopardize it."

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    Dima Nicholas, 9 Mar 2015 @ 3:03am

    Hope

    Has anyone tasted a recipe from chef Watson?

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    Nora Kent (profile), 22 Mar 2015 @ 11:37am

    Cake recipes

    Thanks for the info . I too, deal with seasonal allergies. I’ve also learned that allergy pills are not the way to go. They’re very expensive and not good for the body at all. Natural foods, as you’ve listed above, are very much the way to go. Cake Recipe

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    resep kue, 30 May 2015 @ 5:22am

    Thank you for the information ,, your site is very useful for me .

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