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Tristan Ferne | 15:01 UK time, Friday, 14 November 2008

The Radio Future: a History | New Radio Strategies
David Hendy is "intrigued by the relationship between radio's past and radio's future ... I'd like to know - and I'm looking for ways to find out - exactly what it felt like for ordinary people to listen to radio in the earliest years, how it changed the way they thought about the world."

Reconstructing the structure of the world-wide music scene with
Here are several pretty graphs showing how artists are related, using data. I imagine some of the clusters and highly-connected nodes are interesting to study.

Some new features on Musipedia: "You can base your search on melody (i. e., pitch and rhythm), melodic contour, or just rhythm."

TV's Killer App: Social Video Viewing?
Wired reports on a multiplayer online game to be played whilst watching a TV reality show where you get points from other users clicking on your comments. "The funnier -- and often the meaner -- the comments are, the higher the player's score: The more comical or cutting the jibe, the more likely other players are to click on it, earning the scribe points."

And a couple of Radio Pop things from the community...

Radio Pop Action Streams Profile - Submit Response
Jack Mottram has built a profile for the Movable Type Action Streams plug-in that will integrate your Radio Pop activity into your blog. » Radio Pop
And Chris Keene has started to post his Pops to his Dipity timeline.

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