Daniel Lemire is a computer science professor at the University of Quebec (Canada). His research is focused on software performance and data engineering. He is a techno-optimist.
The Synthese Recommender System
Andre Vellino has just opened his Synthese Recommender System: a recommender for journal articles. Andre works for one of the largest scientific libraries in the world (CISTI). You can read all about his project on his blog.