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People of Pandora [Slideshow]

Much has been made of Pandora’s “Music Genome Project,” the math and algorithms that help users of the Internet Radio service find artists and songs they like. But at the heart of Pandora are its analysts, the humans who listen to every track and log more than 400 musical attributes into the Genome. Here are a handful of them.

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Much has been made of Pandora’s “Music Genome Project,” the math and algorithms that help users of the Internet Radio service find artists and songs they like. But at the heart of Pandora are its analysts, the humans who listen to every track and log more than 400 musical attributes into the Genome. Here are a handful of them.

About the author

Tyler Gray is the former Editorial Director of Fast Company and co-author of the book The Sonic Boom: How Sound Transforms the Way We Think, Feel and Buy (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), out in fall 2014. He previously authored The Hit Charade for HarperCollins and has written for The New York Times, SPIN, Blender, Esquire, and others

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