Techerous

My name is Bill, I am a recent graduate in Information Sciences and Technology from Penn State University and this is a place for me to post or give my 2 cents on the fascinating world of technology. I am now working for a pretty big technology related company whose name I will leave out just to avoid any possible complications, however far-fetched them happening may be. Music gets included from time to time as well.

October 9, 2013 11:55 pm
A GitHub For Musicians, GroupMe Founder’s ‘Splice’ Aids Collaboration With Song Version Control | TechCrunch

Imagine if an artist’s biggest fans could pay $100 to hear early demos of songs from a new album and provide feedback on them. “There’s this gap between Spotify and Kickstarter. What about inviting fans into the studio, extending music creation to the listeners — expose the process to fans and let them get involved. That’s our end game” Martocci told me with a dream in his voice. We’ll see if musicians get hooked.

July 5, 2012 10:54 pm
"Music exists in a sweet spot between commerce and culture, individual and collective effort, identity and industry, and digital and analog – it is the perfect art-form to create an infinite Internet controversy."

Locus Online Perspectives » Cory Doctorow: Music: The Internet’s Original Sin

One of the most thorough and all-encompassing articles I have read on the state of ethics in the modern music industry.