Monthly Archives: March 2011

Big Data @ Foursquare: Slides from our recent talk

On Tuesday March 22nd @injust and @rathboma gave a talk at the NYC Machine Learning Meetup (a big thanks to Paul Dix for inviting us). For those who are interested, we’ve attached our presentation below: Foursquare – ML Presentation

Building a recommendation engine, foursquare style

Last summer, foursquare’s employee count had grown a bit beyond our office capacity (as we surged towards 20 employees) and we had people sitting in whatever open space we could find. We were split between floors, parked on folding tables, … Continue reading

Objective-C Blocks in iOS 4.0

The foursquare 3.0 application for iOS is a major release for us, and marks the maturation of several major technical efforts. With so many new features in the works, we decided that it was time to make the leap to … Continue reading