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#39: Spotify Daily Mix as a standalone product 📲 | Music, AI & copyright 🤖 | Data: media in 2017 🔜 | 75% mobile internet use 🤳

Hi everyone, This week I take a wider angle than usual in these mailings, since there are a number of
#39: Spotify Daily Mix as a standalone product 📲 | Music, AI & copyright 🤖 | Data: media in 2017 🔜 | 75% mobile internet use 🤳
By MUSIC x TECH x FUTURE • Issue #39 • View online
Hi everyone,
This week I take a wider angle than usual in these mailings, since there are a number of trends in tech that I think are more important and more interesting than the music biz writing this week.
No trivial stuff. Only the important topics that point to the future.
Today’s lead piece has me thinking about Spotify’s incomplete Daily Mix feature and how it may signal a multi-app, multi-price point product strategy for the streaming service.
Enjoy!
Love,
Bas

From me, for you
What if Spotify turned Daily Mix into a standalone product? – MUSIC x TECH x FUTURE
Music Reads
The musical Twitter bot: who has the copyright for AI-facilitated works?
Hit Charade: the bald Norwegians behind the chart topping pop songs
The founder of Toneden comments on streaming services that are starting to act as labels. My thoughts about the topic are on the Synchtank blog.
Daedelus invites you to remix his 3D 'Labyrinths' album art
Resonate - a cooperatively owned streaming music service
Inside the design process of MTV Trax
Media Reads
Media in 2017 (slidedeck)
What the death of Vine means for super short form video
25 of VR’s greatest innovators
Why Facebook and Microsoft say chatbots are the talk of the town
Tech Reads
Google’s AI creates its own inhuman encryption
Zenith forecasts 75% of internet use will be mobile in 2017
Lastly, I wanted to say congratulations to We Make Awesome Sh for winning the Music Ally award for their project they did with Greenpeace. Protest music is not dead. It’s just the medium that’s shifting.
That’s all for this week. That’s all for this edition. Music I’m listening to right now:

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