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For years, pop hits have been composed and produced with the help of computer algorithms. It seems only logical that at some point in the near future the algorithms
used become so good and so efficient that it becomes feasible to generate music
just for you on the fly. Based on your preferences, the algorithm creates your
own ‘Eternal Radio Bubble’.

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I’m not only a computer scientist specialising in privacy enhancing technologies. I also enjoy playing music. In fact I play several instruments, among which the bassoon (which is quite a weird choice of instrument to play considering the music I like, but I digress…). Over the years I’ve compiled several fingering charts. Below you find the fingering charts for flageolet/dual tones.

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I’m not only a computer scientist specialising in privacy enhancing technologies. I also enjoy playing music. In fact I play several instruments, among which the bassoon (which is quite a weird choice of instrument to play considering the music I like, but I digress…). Over the years I’ve compiled several fingering charts. Below you find the fingering charts for the ‘normal’ tones.

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According to this post on TechCrunch, startups like Spotify that depend on premium licensed content have a fundamental problem: If they succeed, the content owners will jack up their licensing fees. But I think there is another problem, that affects us users in a big way, and that will essentially turn Spotify (or any other startup that happens to be even more succesful) into a monopoly.

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