Computerised critics could find the music you'll like

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By MacGregor Campbell MOST of us know better than to accept advice from an ignoramus. Yet we are content to listen to music playlists or even to buy tracks based on a computer’s assessment of what we might enjoy, despite the software not knowing the first thing about music. The plan now is to make this less of a hit-and-miss affair by giving computers a course in musical appreciation. Online music stores base their recommendations on similarities in buying or browsing patterns: when you buy a song, for example,