There’ve always been celebrity chefs whose skill and creativity made them famous. But the passage of time usually means we know little more about them than their names. From ancient Greece and Rome there’s only one cookbook that survives in full, that attributed to the Roman cook Apicius, which dates actually from the end of the Roman Empire.
I often try to tell people that Google is not providing information retrieval algorithms, it's providing advertising algorithms. And that is a very important distinction when we think about what kind of information is available in these corporate-controlled spaces. Read more →