Moodagent: How it works on the iPhone and iPod Touch

Several people have asked me how moodagent works, so I thought I’d give it a try here. Syntonetic has spent several years developing the technology to create “high definition” profiles for every song it encounters. Over 7 million profiles have been created so far and many more are being created daily.

The Christmas Song

I’ve known Natalie Brown for a couple of years and have always been impressed with her magnificent voice. Recently she posted a video of her rendition of “The Christmas Song” (Chestnuts Roasting on An Open Fire). Here it is for your enjoyment.

If only …

Hindsight is 20-20. The record labels have never had great foresight, otherwise they may now been offering concerts, ticketing, merchandise, …

Is the US at risk of a digital music retail monopoly?

Perhaps the demise of the CD will come more rapidly than first thought. Over the Christmas holidays, the number of downloads on iTunes skyrocketed, proving Apple’s smart tactic of selling iTunes gift cards at retail outlets. Since then more indicators are emerging.

An Internet copyright levy?

In his Midem blog post A Very Taxing Situation, Ted Cohen suggests we should consider a flat rate levy/tax/tarriff imposed …