The Future of Listening To Music

Convenience, Context, Taste, and Algorithms (also: somehow, FM still alive and kicking!)

Janel Torkington
Jan 22, 2014 · 7 min read

“The internet’s completely over. The internet’s like MTV. At one time MTV was hip and suddenly it became outdated. Anyway, all these computers and digital gadgets are no good.” — Prince

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“In this bright future you can’t forget your past.” — Bob Marley

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“Maybe with motion sensors in phones, we can start guessing things whether users are running, biking or driving? Maybe the phone has a temperature sensor, or a heart rate sensor, we could guess whether the user is tense…”

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