Friday, June 04, 2010
The Brains Behind Pandora (via @time).
How the recommendation engine behind Pandora Radio — using the Music Genome Project — figures out what you like to hear:
The World According to Gross
The intrepid Steve Rubel grabs some video with IdeaLab's legendary Bill Gross who waxes on why his two-month-old Tweet-up ("AdSense for Tweets") makes sense for marketers.
Athletes on Social Media (via 5Across on MediaShift)
AOL Nightcap gathering following Steve Jobs' tete-a-tete with Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg. Katherine Boehret brings her KatieCam to the AOL-sponsored D8 after-party featuring singer Natasha Bedingfield.
Carrot & Stick
The RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) has been a cradle of enlightenment thinking and a force for social progress for over 250 years. This is a very cool tutorial using progressive animated drawings to explain what really motivates people.