Random short notes … here’s a link to the reinventing radio presentation.
10 hours of listener’s choice radio broadcast by the BBC:
Suggestions came in via SMS: 150K txt msgs, from over 100K users, resulting in 131 songs played over 10 hours.
Tom Coates: his area of BBC R&D looks out ~18 months … the plausible now.
Bandwidth is an issue.
Retaining the voice of the individual is important and aggregating makes that hard.
Their approach is not lottery style; each contributor should feel they received value.
The hosting org should get value as well.
BBC staff as testers
national radio network
Bookmarkable songs via phone.
(interesting. someone in front of me is doing a visual chat w/a remote party, who is now virtually attending etech.)
(more than this was covered; see other reports on reinventing radio for additional reports.)