We Need Curators, Not Gatekeepers (or) Why You Should Stop Using Pandora
How do you discover new music? Michael Epstein used to listen to radio or watch MTV. Then, Pandora came along to help by analyzing what people already like. That’s great; however, Pandora now serves as a gatekeeper because the service decides what music goes into the mix and what doesn’t.
“I understand that Pandora wants to serve as a curator to provide you with music that you will like, but do they need to block music from even being considered?”