Using Big Data to improve the music listening experience talk

You've got 30 million songs in your pocket. Now what? In this data-driven and demo-laden talk we explore how we can use all types of music data to help us better understand music and improve the music listening experience.


Paul Lamere Director of Developer Platform, Spotify

Paul Lamere works at Spotify, where he spends all his time building machines to try to figure out what song you really want to listen to next. When not at work, Paul spends much of his spare time hacking on music apps including the popular hacks 'The Infinite Jukebox', and 'Girl Talk in a Box'. Paul is a four-time nominee and twice winner of the MTV O Music Award for Best Music Hack and is the first inductee into the Music Hacker's Hall of Fame.

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Using Big Data to improve the music listening experience

You've got 30 million songs in your pocket. Now what? In this data-driven and demo-laden talk we explore how we can use all types of music data to help us better understand music and improve the music listening experience.

Paul Lamere

Director of Developer Platform, Spotify

Paul Lamere works at Spotify, where he spends all his time building machines to try to figure out what song you really want to listen to next. When not at work, Paul spends much of his spare time hacking on music apps including the popular hacks 'The Infinite Jukebox', and 'Girl Talk in a Box'. Paul is a four-time nominee and twice winner of the MTV O Music Award for Best Music Hack and is the first inductee into the Music Hacker's Hall of Fame.

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