Pandora

July 22, 2008 at 9:38 pm Leave a comment

For the time being I would forbear from using Pandora.  I think they got overwhelmed by their popularity, which I foresaw easily.  Behaviorally-presented music? of course–which means that at least some behavioral sorts of advertising are actually what we want.  That the internet has overwhelmed us with information is old hat.  Creating a sort of avatar that can progressively model our wants unfortunately can only make sense.  And here it’s very much not the data involved (the behavioral aspects) as the way it’s presented.  The world–not of the programmers nor bankers, not even of the doctors or drug companies–but of the admen, where selling your soul is last century’s story.

–Glenn

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