MacVoices #744 – MacVoices at Expo featuring Pandora: Pandora Founder Tim Westergren on the State of Pandora and the Future

Tim Westergren
MacVoices at Expo featuring Pandora
At the MacVoices at Expo featuring Pandora event on Friday night of Macworld Expo, Pandora founder Tim Westergren discusses the state of Pandora. Tim talks about the origin of the music sharing service and its relationship with the Music Genome Project and tells the story of Guy Kawasaki’s investment. Tim also discusses why Pandora works by ignoring traditional arbitrary boundaries, how they go about selecting music to add to their collection (at the rate of 15,000 tracks per month), and how they hope to help create a “musician’s middle class” that could help reshape the music industry. Some of the long-term goals for Pandora are covered, along with how the music business has changed and what it means for artists and fans alike.


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