The Atlantic recently published a stimulating critique in which music journalist John Murph questions the real legacy of Michael Jackson’s seventh and hailed studio album Bad.
Hey Web-savvy reader, you've found my bio! I'm Steven Boegborn and I'm a New Media graduate at the University of Amsterdam. Prior to this programme, I've obtained degrees in Interactive Media (BCMM) and Media & Culture (BA), so I'm basically putting all my money on this new media thing (The Future, I was promised). Talking about money: I'm Dutch and work as a copywriter for MediaMonks. As a (rookie) researcher, I'm interested in developments in new media that affect or have implications on our everyday lives.
The thesis, on which I recently graduated, has been my most thorough academic venture yet. This blog post offers a brief account of how my BA dissertation, titled “Off the record: Reconstructing the rationale behind Last.fm’s social music recommendation...