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[D] Machine Learning at Spotify (with Gustav Soderstrom)

[D] Machine Learning at Spotify (with Gustav Soderstrom)

Gustav Soderstrom is the Chief Research & Development Officer at Spotify, leading Product, Design, Data, Technology & Engineering teams.

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-9Mpe7NhkM

Audio: https://lexfridman.com/gustav-soderstrom

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Outline:

0:00 – Introduction

1:06 – Favorite song & True Romance

3:04 – Purpose of music in society

7:02 – History of music

16:28 – Piracy and the internet, competing with free

20:54 – Innovation in music streaming user experience

23:36 – Video content, YouTube, and the focus on audio

25:56 – Growing a user base

28:14 – Letting go of music hoarding

31:18 – Playlists and machine learning

38:19 – Song data analysis

41:05 – Tools for empowering the music creation process

53:14 – Albums and podcasting

1:00:13 – Recommender systems & machine learning

1:19:28 – Smart speakers

1:26:54 – Music labels

1:36:10 – Future of music streaming

1:41:17 – Future of mobile devices

1:44:25 – Her

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Toronto AI is a social and collaborative hub to unite AI innovators of Toronto and surrounding areas. We explore AI technologies in digital art and music, healthcare, marketing, fintech, vr, robotics and more. Toronto AI was founded by Dave MacDonald and Patrick O'Mara.