With the recent news of image recognition start-up Clarifai raising $10M, I decided to experiment with their Web API. While Deep Learning (the core of their… Continued reading Identifying music genres from Spotify album covers using Clarifai’s deep learning API and Google Prediction
I’ve spend a week in Courchevel (French Alps), and besides seeing our 3 years old daughter discover snow, and proudly wearing her Piou-piou club medal on the slopes at the end… Continued reading Testing ski apps in the French Alps
I’ve spend the past few months building YapMe, and our first MVP was released on the AppStore a few days ago! The app aims to… Continued reading The case for Tasks Queues on Google App Engine: Pinging remote APIs
With CES starting tomorrow, I though it would be a good time to reflect on the future of music streaming, and what’s needed to own the space. Not… Continued reading Context: The future of music streaming and personalisation?
24’s idea is simple: Identify the top-24 tracks of the top-24 genres played via YouTube during the last 24 hours on Twitter. It’s based on the… Continued reading 24 hours, 24 genres, 24 tracks: Discover YouTube music trends via Twitter
Following my journey with Google Cloud, in particular BigQuery, I’m building a pipeline which mines Tweets containing YouTube videos, and maps those videos to Freebase in order to run various discovery / recommendations… Continued reading Sharing YouTube music on Twitter: Analytics using Freebase and BigQuery
YouTube Music Key, YouTube’s music subscription service, is about to go live – and I’m obviously very excited about this. As YouTube is one of the top… Continued reading YouTube Music Key: My hopes for music discovery and personalisation
A few days ago, Warner Music acquired Playlists.net, and as Techcrunch pointed out, one reason can be be its data, and the related insights. But, what can we learn… Continued reading Insights from 500,000 Deezer playlists using Google’s BigQuery
If you log-in to Deezer, Spotify, YouTube, etc. to listen to a particular artist, you can simply pick their top-tracks. Yet, while they’re the most popular,… Continued reading How mood and tempo can influence artist discovery?
As most of my side projects, “seevl DJ” started as a quick hack on a sunday afternoon. Yet, it has been quickly picked and featured on Fast… Continued reading @seevl’s DJ, Twitter, and the Semantic Web