Dave’s Lounge #215

This week, I mentioned a TED Talk by Kevin Slavin about the computer algorithms that shape our world. You can watch that talk here. It’s a fascinating (and slightly disturbing) look at how we’ve built machines that we don’t fully control, and how they’re reshaping our world in ways we don’t expect. In many respects, music algorithms control our listening habits. But it doesn’t always have to be that way…

Playlist for Dave’s Lounge #215:

  1. Merge of Equals, "Magic”  Buy from: iTunes
  2. Joey Fehrenbach, "Underwander (Little People Remix)"  Buy from: iTunes
  3. Rhodescreen, "When The Night Is Over"  Buy from: iTunes
  4. Velvet Lounge Project, "Someday (Nux Easygoing Mix)"  Buy from: iTunes
  5. Azoora (feat. Graciellita), "Bein’ Alone"  Buy from: iTunes
  6. Chris Zippel, "Where The Water Is"  Coming in August…
  7. Melodic Brothers, "Melankholia"  Buy from: iTunes
  8. Sunburn In Cyprus, "Not Going Back"
  9. Mini, "Amenity"  Buy from: Bandcamp
  10. Vargo feat. Christophe Goze, "Get Back To Serenity"  Coming in August…

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Enjoy the show!


Comments

Dave’s Lounge #215 — 3 Comments

  1. I agree with you, Dave: human curation always has a place in recommendations and I’m glad you’re doing such a good job for me :-)

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