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Date: Sun, 07 May 1995 19:26:06 -0400
From: ethercat[at]
Subject: A survey of everyone's

>CYBERMAIL from Sheila_Craig[at]
>Just imagine how complex the algorithm would have to be to figure out
>something from such a wide range of genres! Has anyone tried entering in just
>bands in a similar genre to see what others it might suggest (I don't have Web

* Well, I tried it with my real list, and then a bunch of made up lists. I
invited a friend who was here at the time to make up lists. The only thing
we could get was that we were too weird. (That may be true.) Then we tried
a very standard list, like The Beatles, The Who, The Rolling Stones, ad.
nauseum... HOMR even said *that* was too weird. (In that case, I agreed
with HOMR...) I think HOMR only knows about _mainstream_ alternative (a
contradiction in terms, IMHO)...

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