"no agreements with any record labels yet"
when I ask #GoogleAssistant how much rain we GOT last night, she never knows.
She DOES see into the future for anticipated moisture... but not the past.
What's ODD is, past #weather is one of those Known Knowns.
Whereas forecasts are... well... not always accurate.
G is more comfortable citing an uncertain future than a recorded past.
I bought a rain gauge.
1.3 inches last night
There was an era when only a small percentage "gamed" the system. It could support a little. Some knew but let it slide.
Now, it's just the way things are done. All day. Every day.
And often with no skin in The Game or little to gain.
RIP João Gilberto
created a new style of music
Policy Against Modern Slavery
the basic RESPECT FOR LIFE continues to erode...
Billionaire founder of opioid firm guilty of bribing doctors to prescribe drug http://l.curry.com/f8F
No big checks...
a fine piece of word-smithery...
more MISAPPROPRIATION of the popular term PODCAST lately...
... some interesting projects, but clearly NOT #podcasting.
"If an audio file is not available over the web, or is behind a paywall, or is otherwise exclusive it may be a very fine worthwhile thing, but it is not a #podcast." -Dave Winer (of #RSS fame)
"more people listen to #podcasting per week (19%) than listen to SiriusXM (16%)" per Nielsen -- ht Podnews
so, SiriusXM had revenues of $5+ billion last year...
"this means us getting hold of meaningful audience data"
meaningful = additional
NEXT: @NPR blocks Google unless they fully support RAD?
Either one could have been me...