Startups and change makers leveraging music and music technology to curate a more creative world.
There was an interesting study completed by Stanford’s Graduate School of Business which lends credit to Spotify broadening users music tastes. Because there is such a highly varied library at their access immediately, users can listen to a wide selection of music.
An interesting use of Spotify’s API was implemented in a Janelle Monae campaign. The app wipes your playlist you select and adds her new album to it. Interesting to try if you are up for it. Note: don’t pick a playlist you enjoy.
As part of a new feature we are introducing on a weekly basis, we will feature a bit about a startup which is either music oriented or has a music application valid for our industry. This week I wanted to offer up a startup called, Vertigo Music, which allows us to socialize a playlist with our friends. They currently only have Spotify and Apple Music for you to authenticate through but it’s an obvious use case for socializing playlist services which none of them seem to offer to users in a practical way.
See you next week!
Need a server up and running today?
Have your choice of Linux distro, resources, and node location and instantly deploy an SSD server in the Linode Cloud. Now offering Dedicated CPU instances, designed for all high-performance computing needs. Here’s $20 worth of hosting on us to get you started.
Manage your work, your team, your way.
monday.com is a fully customizable management tool that lets you manage anything regardless of your industry. Plan and execute work in one central hub, see the big picture at a glance, avoid bottlenecks, and make smarter decisions with ease. Start your free trial today.
The company’s well-meaning new content policy – which has seen the likes of R Kelly and XXXTentacion removed from playlists due to what Daniel Ek’s company deems “hateful conduct” in their personal lives – has caused a world of commotion.
Live Webinar: Three Strategies for Building an Entrepreneurial Culture
Join Techstars and the Society for Human Resources Management for a live webinar on July 23rd at Noon EST to learn actionable strategies for building an entrepreneurial culture and mindset within your organization—fast. Speakers: Tim Sackett, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, President of HRU Technical Resources; Steve Cadigan, Talent Advisor at Cadigan Talent Ventures; and Carley Jacobson, Innovation Coach at Techstars. Register Now.