Hella Hack Oakland

Posted by cweichen | about 5 years ago
Last weekend, Gracenote and Pandora co-hosted Hella Hack Oakland, the first music hackathon in Oakland. The tagline was "Your Local Music Hackathon", and the idea was to combine some of the biggest names in music technology with the local Oakland and East Bay tech scene, since both Gracenote (Emeryville) and Pandora (Oakland) are proudly headquartered in the East Bay. By the end of the weekend, we had hacks that suggested bars for you, let you listen to your guilty pleasure in private, and make music videos on your phone (and many more)...Read More

Introducing the Gracenote Developer Program

Posted by steve | about 5 years ago
Back in Gracenote's early days, we had one product line - the CD Database, otherwise known as CDDB. One of the things that made CDDB great was the fact that hobbyist developers did not have to pay for access to the service. It was free to use, and the ensuing developer participation was key to the success of CDDB...Read More