The September 18th passage of the Music Modernization Act and its provision for the creation of a mechanical licensing database, signal the increasing importance of big data analytics and data retrieval to the music industry. This mechanical licensing database paid for by interactive streaming services, will link compositions to recordings allowing for the seamless identification
AI or artificial intelligence is an increasingly popular buzzword. With figures like Elon Musk weighing in that “A.I. is far more dangerous than nukes.” you could be forgiven for assuming that artificial intelligence is the most important question of our time. Other visionaries like Bill Gates take a much more optimistic stance. Gates is quoted as saying,
Over the past few years, China has become the leading global power in solar energy. This is unsurprising given that the government has formally thrown itself behind the endeavor to grow both domestic solar consumption and exports of Chinese manufactured solar cells. But will the trend continue?
Recently, blogs and online news sources have engaged in speculation over the future trajectory of Uber. Is it a ride-sharing company? A delivery service? A freight carrier? The media outlets once devoted to articles rehashing the latest scandal of former CEO Travis Kalanick are now placing bets on the likelihood that Uber is actually tomorrow’s