Music’s ‘Moneyball’ Moment: Why Data is the New Talent Scout

An anonymous reader shares a report: A&R, or “artists and repertoire,” are the people who look for new talent, convince that talent to sign to the record label and then nurture it: advising on songs, on producers, on how to go about the job of being a pop star. It’s the R&D arm of the music industry. […] What the music business doesn’t like to shout about is how inefficient…

July 6, 2018
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Music’s ‘Moneyball’ Moment: Why Data is the New Talent Scout

An anonymous reader shares a report: A&R, or “artists and repertoire,” are the people who look for new talent, convince that talent to sign to the record label and then nurture it: advising on songs, on producers, on how to go about the job of being a pop star. It’s the R&D arm of the music industry. […] What the music business doesn’t like to shout about is how inefficient…

July 6, 2018
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Music’s ‘Moneyball’ Moment: Why Data is the New Talent Scout

An anonymous reader shares a report: A&R, or “artists and repertoire,” are the people who look for new talent, convince that talent to sign to the record label and then nurture it: advising on songs, on producers, on how to go about the job of being a pop star. It’s the R&D arm of the music industry. […] What the music business doesn’t like to shout about is how inefficient…

July 6, 2018
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Source: Twitter has been suspending 1M+ accounts per day in recent months, more than double its rate from October, in its fight against disinformation (Washington Post)

July 6, 2018

Washington Post: Source: Twitter has been suspending 1M+ accounts per day in recent months, more than double its rate from October, in its fight against disinformation  —  SAN FRANCISCO – Twitter has sharply escalated its battle against fake and suspicious accounts, suspending more than one million accounts … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Source: Twitter has been suspending 1M+ accounts per day in recent months, more than double its rate from October, in its fight against disinformation (Washington Post)

July 6, 2018

Washington Post: Source: Twitter has been suspending 1M+ accounts per day in recent months, more than double its rate from October, in its fight against disinformation  —  SAN FRANCISCO – Twitter has sharply escalated its battle against fake and suspicious accounts, suspending more than one million accounts … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Source: Twitter has been suspending 1M+ accounts per day in recent months, more than double its rate from October, in its fight against disinformation (Washington Post)

July 6, 2018

Washington Post: Source: Twitter has been suspending 1M+ accounts per day in recent months, more than double its rate from October, in its fight against disinformation  —  SAN FRANCISCO – Twitter has sharply escalated its battle against fake and suspicious accounts, suspending more than one million accounts … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Post Office Owes $3.5 Million For Using Wrong Statue of Liberty On a Stamp

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: A sculptor who created a replica of the Statue of Liberty for a Las Vegas casino was awarded $3.5 million in damages last week after the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) accidentally used a photo of his statue — rather than a photo of the original statue in New York harbor — on one of its most common stamps. If you bought…

July 6, 2018
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Post Office Owes $3.5 Million For Using Wrong Statue of Liberty On a Stamp

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: A sculptor who created a replica of the Statue of Liberty for a Las Vegas casino was awarded $3.5 million in damages last week after the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) accidentally used a photo of his statue — rather than a photo of the original statue in New York harbor — on one of its most common stamps. If you bought…

July 6, 2018
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