Posts tagged ‘music’

Music + Big Data = Music Science

Music and statistics have gone hand in hand since the beginning of radio. But lately digitization, the decline of analog devices and the rise of analytics have dramatically changed the industry, creating an entirely new field called Music Science. What is this new paradigm, how it came to be and what are the implications for other industries? Continue Reading

5 Unexpected Ways to Use Big Data

People are already using Big Data in ways that nobody could have predicted only a few years ago. Here are some of the most unexpected examples.

The algorithms of style

Meet EDITD. They are a retail technology company, helping the apparel industry have “the right products, at the right price, at the right time”. The founders, Geoff Watts and Julia Fowler, started the company because they saw “the way the fashion industry was making decisions meant a lot of mistakes […] destroyed so much value, and could be prevented with data.” Continue Reading