Links for 25-04-2008
soundamus - new and upcoming music releases from the artists you listen to
"Enter your last.fm username to create a feed of new and upcoming music releases from the artists you scrobble." Or, indeed, enter the username of a BBC Radio station.
Homo mobilis | Economist.com
A generation may be ignoring spelling and grammar but it is also "creating an artistic culture more vibrant and imaginative than arguably any that has preceded it".
Net, Blogs and Rock'n'Roll: The myth, science and craft of music discovery
Is music discovery the next big thing? Or is everyone happy with ad-supported music radio?
Some interesting talks:
Designing Your API » SlideShare
Some good principles and justification for APIs (featuring Twitter and Digg). "There's a universe of cool stuff that you can't predict. An open interface signals readiness for whatever may come."
Linkosophy » SlideShare
A recent presentation from the IA Summit conference, learn about how Information Architecture is about connections and contexts
And some upcoming events:
ACM Recommender Systems 2008 -- Home
The 2nd ACM International Conference on Recommender Systems.
NESTA - The Innovation Edge Conference 2008: How innovation will help the UK retain its competitive edge
A free conference on innovation at the South Bank in London.