We heard a lot about Beats being bought by Apple for a fortune. Because of software or hardware. Or both. Whatev.
The idea of Beats Music was that no computer can predict what you gonna like. Curation is a social issue and this is why Beat’s service provides tracks picked by a selection of musicians as well as other variables such as geography of moment of the day.
I liked one Beats music UX trick displayed page 32:
To make the recommendation process even more personal, Beats Music also takes users’ favorite and least favorite songs and artists into consideration when serving these tailored recommendations.
We’re defined by what we love as well as what we hate.
Fuck yo Facebook.