Proposals for Incorporating Machine Learning in Mozilla Firefox

Friday June 18th, 2004

Blake Ross writes: "I will be doing research this summer at Stanford with Professor Andrew Ng about how we can incorporate machine learning into Firefox. We're looking for ideas that will make Firefox 2.0 blow every other browser out of the water. People who come up with the best 3-5 ideas win Gmail accounts, and if we implement your idea you'll be acknowledged in both our paper and in Firefox credits. Your idea will also be appreciated by the millions of people who use Firefox :-). We'll also entertain Thunderbird proposals."

#27 "We will always leak"

by gwalla <>

Saturday June 19th, 2004 2:07 PM

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"the ideal UI would start out with a relatively small number of options, and as the user got more comfortable and familiar with the software, more options/preferences would gradually be revealed."

That doesn't sound like a good idea to me. A constantly-shifting options dialog sounds about as bad as menus with a mind of their own.