• Mitch
  • Posted by Mitch
November 30, 2012

Spotify also announced its most-used apps of 2012: TuneWiki, which scrolls lyrics in real-time with the song you're listening to, came in first place; Soundrop, which provides rooms divided by genre or interest where participants can vote for the next song, finished in second, followed by We Are Hunted, a well-designed music countdown app that presents lists of popular songs in different genres, based on the popular website.

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  • Mitch
  • Posted by Mitch
August 16, 2012

This little bit of code is borrowed from Hexxeh, but hopefully presented in a way that is easier for people to read who are less familiar. Basically, if you want to run Chromium, run this little script.

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  • Mitch
  • Posted by Mitch
August 14, 2012

A quick and dirty tutorial / script to set up your Raspberry Pi to accept incoming VNC sessions and a cheeky Mac shortcut to initiate.

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  • Mitch
  • Posted by Mitch
May 28, 2012

Music Hack Day video featuring Ben and I from We Are Hunted.

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  • Mitch
  • Posted by Mitch
May 9, 2012

So Eliot at Evolver.fm has written up the winners from the recent Music Hack Day that Ben and I attended. For those who are lazy, we built InstaSound.me - an iPhone app and accompanying website. At the competition we won:

  • Runner up Best Hack Overall
  • Runner up Biggest Market Potential
  • Best Mobile Hack
I think that's pretty kick-ass!

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  • Mitch
  • Posted by Mitch
April 7, 2012

I haven't written a lot of CoffeeScript but what I have seen of it, I like. Here is a great way to write coffee straight into your Chrome browser.

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  • Mitch
  • Posted by Mitch
April 4, 2012

Today I had some difficulty in checking the existence of a jsonp file. Turns out that jsonp doesn't return a traditional ajax 404 error if the file doesn't exist. So I wrote a nifty hack to get around it.

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  • Mitch
  • Posted by Mitch
December 7, 2011

Brisbane start-up We Are Hunted has struck a partnership deal with online music giant Spotify that will see its technology rolled out on a global basis.

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  • Mitch
  • Posted by Mitch
December 2, 2011

Perhaps the most beautiful of the new Spotify apps, We Are Hunted is a music recommendation engine that breaks music into several searchable categories:
  1. Emerging Chart: The 99 most popular songs by emerging artists, ranked in terms of their popularity on We Are Hunted.
  2. Mainstream Chart: The 99 most played songs by Mainstream Artists.
  3. Genre Chart: The 99 most played songs in seven genres.
  4. Instant Playlist: Enter an artist and have a custom 99-song-long We Are Hunted playlist made just for you. Above, a playlist based on my love of The Avalanches.
A great HTML5 design by the Australian team at We Are Hunted makes this app a rich and rewarding music discovery experience on Spotify.

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