HOW GRUBHUB ANALYZED 4,000 DISHES TO PREDICT YOUR NEXT ORDER

For someone whose survival depends on food delivery services, I found this article extremely fascinating. I’ve always admired data diggers who make mounds of numbers and excel sheet columns understandable but Grubhub’s story is on another level. One line of the article describes their challenge so well – “Grubhub had 14 million menu items and the only thing they had in common was that sometimes people ate them”

https://www.wired.com/story/how-grubhub-analyzed-4000-dishes-to-predict-your-next-order/?mbid=social_twitter