Music recommendation engines

In a discussion of music recommendation sites (like and Pandora) over at jwz‘s livejournal, someone mentioned, which builds its recommendations by looking at what stuff people are sharing over P2P networks. Seems to work pretty well. Also in that thread, a link to a blog that seems devoted to music search and recommendation […]

Adobe Acrobat as a spellchecker

Shoshanah Forbes posts a neat tip about using Adobe Acrobat (with OpenOffice) for verbal proofreading of long documents – Use OpenOffice to create a “tagged PDF” version of the document, and then use the free Adobe Acrobat Reader’s Read Out Loud option (in Acrobat Reader 7, that’s in the View menu) to listen to the […]