Pandora is one of many “smart” online music services that learn from usage, but it seems to be pulling away from the pack and thus seems the one most likely to disrupt music radio formats. Mark Ramsey recently made two posts that you should check out.
How Pandora Can Become the New “Radio”. Link: hear2.0. The title speaks for itself.
Pandora nearly bets CBS in Online Radio. Link: hear2.0. New rankings show Pandora as the number 2 streamer among U.S. listeners, just behind CBS, but more than double number 3 Clear Channel.
But also see Tom Webster’s, If Pandora is the Canary…Who’s Mining the Coal? Link: The Infinite Dial. --Dennis