music genome project

there are a bunch of ways to analyze and recommend music. shazam, which uses acoustic fingerprinting to recognize songs based on 15-second excerpts transpose’s goombah and the indy project, which use collaborative filtering to recommend music music plasma, an interactive flash application which illustrates (perceived) relationships between artists. hit song science, which predicts where or […]

the $69 pizza

Canadian Immigration Minister Joe Volpe has expensive taste and poor judgment: A day after failing to explain how he had managed to spend C$138 on pizza for two, Canadian Immigration Minister Joe Volpe was roasted in Parliament on Wednesday for spending C$207 on pizza for three people at the same establishment. Volpe charged both meals […]