[FoRK] car & tv internet

Lucas Gonze lucas.gonze at gmail.com
Wed Mar 9 17:22:04 PST 2011


On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 5:15 PM, Bill Kearney <wkearney99 at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> Curating...Yep the implementation of a smart/savvy curator/DJ has
>> immense value to many folks. My wive will not give up her Sirius
>> account no matter how many playlists I make her. Even "smart" content
>> generation algorithms are not a replacement for the masses wants. If
>> it were so I think Pandora would be more so than it is.
>
> Yep, there's something to be said for the trust placed in somewhat
> predictable tastes delivered by a 'known' stranger on the radio.

I love known strangers.  Human beings rather than bots.  There's some
kind of Turing test thing going that makes a human playlist juicier
than a bot playlist.

Though, I'll take a decent bot curator over a bad human curator any day.


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