US And Iran, Artificial Intelligence In Online Music Streaming

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This March 20, 2018, file photo shows the Spotify app on an iPad in Baltimore. (Patrick Semansky/AP Photo, File)

Iran has a new president who is taking a harder line against the U.S. We talk about what it means for the relationship, and the future of the now-defunct nuclear deal Iran. Then, we talk about the role artificial intelligence plays in connecting you with music you like on online streaming services like Spotify.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Rupal Mehta Guest
  • Jeremy Morris Guest

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