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On MOOCs, MOODs and the Future of Higher Education

David Touve | Posted 03.27.2013 | College
David Touve

Are university faculty destined to be rock stars? And if so, what sort of rock stars are we?

The Shrill of Today's Online Music Hunt

Adam_Klein | Posted 03.06.2013 | Technology

How do I discover music online that's relevant to me when most sites have 15 to 30 million tracks? That's the challenge most consumers face today as they search for new music.

Mining the Audio Motherlode, Volume 181 -- Great Free Music Online

Doug Schulkind | Posted 11.11.2012 | Entertainment
Doug Schulkind

Like buying a used record with a previous owner's name on it, sometimes MP3 files for an album appearing on one blog are traceable -- through the unique set of pops and clicks heard on the original vinyl -- to a posting of the same recording at another.

Spotify Gets New Apps

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 03.22.2012 | Technology

Spotify is continuing its push to become a robust music platform, not just a music player. The company has announced a big batch of new apps that will...

An Interview With John Pointer of

Chris Castle | Posted 04.16.2012 | Home
Chris Castle

I caught up with John Pointer, a great artist from Austin, Texas (see his "Holy Trinity of Rhythm") and talked to him about his new web venture Patron...

Aaron Sankin

Can San Francisco Save Music? | Aaron Sankin | Posted 02.13.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- For the past decade and a half, Silicon Valley has been gleefully sticking its digital stake further and further into the rapidly dec...

A Radio Station That Only Plays Songs From TV Commercials

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 11.29.2011 | Home

We've all watched a car commercial just to end up wondering, "What's that hip-sounding song they're playing as that Audi zooms through mountains and v...

A Look at Google Music and Apple iTunes Match

Larry Magid | Posted 01.22.2012 | Technology
Larry Magid

Last week was big for online music. Apple finally got around to launching its long-awaited iTunes Match service and Google Music graduated from beta test to an almost full-fledged online and mobile music platform.

Netflix Opens a Pandora's Box

Tom Silva | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tom Silva

We're better educated and more curious about the world than big business gives us credit. And that's the lesson of Netflix. When given the choice of something interesting and exciting that sidesteps the mainstream, we will take it.

What The Beatles' Success on iTunes Means for Banks

Brett King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brett King

What is under attack here is not The Beatles, it's the physical distribution of goods that can easily be digitized. The bank sector is in massive trouble because almost everything a bank does can be digitized.

WATCH Pandora Founder: Being In A Band Helped Me Become An Entrepreneur

The Huffington Post | Nathaniel Cahners Hindman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In measuring the life cycle of a successful startup, most investors will tell you that rapid growth usually takes place between the third and seventh ...

ExtensionFM Amplifies Your Online Music Experience

Courtney Boyd Myers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Courtney Boyd Myers

A new extension for Google's Chrome browser has made it 100 times more enjoyable to search for and play free music on the web.

Music Industry Inches Forward into Reality

Sahil Kapur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sahil Kapur

With innovations sprouting all over the web to make music distribution simpler and more user-friendly, the music industry is gradually coming to terms...