After finishing my PhD in Artificial Intelligence, I started my career developing intelligent agent prototypes for e-commerce and information management, back in the early days of the Web (1994), at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) Research. History records my BargainFinder system as the first comparison shopping system for the then-new world of on-line shopping.
(If you understand Hebrew, you can see the video below in which Yossi Vardi remembers this early work of mine, at a conference in Israel.)
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