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Viva la banker

January 3, 2010

Coldplay's Viva la Vida could be Wall Street's anthem: I used to rule the world Seas would rise when I gave the word Now in the morning I sleep alone Sweep the streets I used to own I used to roll the dice Feel the fear in my enemy's eyes Listen as the crowd would […]

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How Shazam works

October 28, 2009

Ever wondered how song-identifying iPhone app Shazam works? Now you know. (For the link-averse: it's a pretty cool implementation of pattern matching across song spectograms, and the key insight was to first reduce the spectograms by including only peak frequencies. Simple, yet genius.) (via Revolutions)

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