In this era of Spotify, SoundCloud, and iTunes, anyone with the memory of a Goldfish can arrange a twenty track music set for their gym workout, drive to work, or dinner party. But don’t you see? That’s just the problem. Your preferences are yours, and yours alone, and the rest of us could really give a rat’s ass about that obscure B-side slow-jam that was playing at your school prom. Music is personal, intimate, and subjective, according to your response to it. To be a really successful programmer, it’s people you need to understand, and more specifically, the audience that will be grooving, dancing or posing to your beats. As a lifelong audiophile, I’ve briefly summarized here a few waysRead more.