HOWTO listen to a Discover Weekly playlist? (the lazy way)

Posted on Mon 20 February 2017 in ideas • Tagged with tutorial, spotify, probability • 20 min read

I listen to music a lot and have no problem with obsessing over one song that catches my ear for days. Nonetheless it's good to have some "movement in the business" as we Poles like to say, and since I've never managed to develop any structured or habitual way to go about this, I am a big fan of Spotify's Discover Weekly playlist.

If you don't know what I'm talking about, two remarks are in order.

  1. Congratulations on your information diet.
  2. It's a recommendation service that every Monday morning puts up a playlist consisting of 30 "songs that you may like".

While we're on the subject — it seems to work surprisingly well1 and if you want to know more about the magic behind it, you can check out this article.

But let's go back to our story.

So, one October Monday evening I was sitting in a bus, coming …

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