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Collaborative DJ'ing - Eat, Play and Work in Harmony

Posted on by Brandon Klein

SUMMARY:

New, simple, yet pervasive technology can allow collaboration in places never thought possible.

1.) First you log onto the locations Wi-Fi connection2.) Next, a list shows the songs next on the playlist, and the ability to 'Request a Song'
3.) Artists available on the owners server4.) Naturally, Apple Genius helps you choose what song you want to play! 5.) You can also rate songs that are playing THUMBS UP OR THUMBS DOWN. The system will learn the preferences of the crowd and make 'smart decisions' along the way.

5.) You can also rate songs that are playing THUMBS UP OR THUMBS DOWN. The system will learn the preferences of the crowd and make 'smart decisions' along the way.

You can learn a lot about people from their taste in music...
- What other implications are there for this type of program?
- Where could this be extended to? What industries, what working conditions?
- Finally, how could this make us more effective?

Solutions:
+ Get rid of the terrible Musak that dominates public spaces. Let the users control it! Try using the office play list as a way to encourage collaboration among co-workers, without forcing it via a work deadline.
+ Extend user profiles, so if a person logs in, it should access their Pandora account, or Apple iTunes account to make the experience even more customized without user action.
+ We made the leap from Phone to Collaborative DJ'ing in one tool. What other out of the box or creative solutions can we come up with next?