Computer programming and music

How do you program a computer to create radio stations that people like, considering how varied music tastes can be?

Tim Westergren did just that with Pandora, an online radio station application that allows users to customize their own stations.

Here’s an article where Tim talks about the algorithm (plan) he used to create the program, and what features and functions he’s added as the popularity grows.

Decoding Taste

October 9, 2009. Tags: . Cool.

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