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Demo Slovak Music Database

We needed a database of Slovak music to show how that national repertoire is seen by media and streaming platforms, how can we give it greater visibility in radio and streaming platforms, and what are the specific problems why certain artists and music is almost invisible.

Listen Local: Why We Need Alternative Recommendation Systems

Regulating black box, private algorithms and data monopolies is only a first step to damage control. Deploying white, transparent algorithms and building collaborative or open data pools can only guarantee fairness in the digital platforms, in recommendations, and generally in the use of AI.

Tiny Rooms: A Label That Connects DIY Scenes

I’d say we all know the potential of the internet and big data, but the best we can do right now is just let as much happen with that as we can. We don’t really feel like we have any control over what happens in that area or our overall “success” on social media.

Reproducible research in practice: empirical study on the structural conditions of book piracy in global and European academia

The article utilizes the our reproducible datasets created with our regions package that provides to provides high quality indicators for the creative industries on provincial, state, regional and metropolitan area level, and builds on many years of expertise in empirical research on the field of music and audiovisual piracy, home copying and private copying compensation.

Listen Local: The Youniverse from East to Southwest

Tammy is a bilingual Slovak, who is more at home singing and dreaming in the English language than in the country’s language, and she thinks this is not what the local audience expects from her. No wonder that she is looking for ways to expand their universe beyond the country borders.

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