Monthly Archives: April 2009

Music Explaura: Exploration and Discovery in Action

Music Information Retrieval continues to be an excellent place to play around with the intersection of search, recommendation, user-guided exploration, and explanatory (transparent) algorithms. First, check out the announcement of Music Explaura from Stephen Green at Sun Research.  Stephen writes:

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Is the Ad-Sponsored Web Search Market a Conversation?

It has now officially been ten years since Christopher Locke, Doc Searls, and David Weinberger wrote the¬†Cluetrain Manifesto, rekindling and reminding us of the centuries-old notion that markets are conversations between people, buyers and sellers. The following are a few … Continue reading

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