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2009-02-19 17:51:00

SOMERVILLE, Mass., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, The Echo Nest, a music intelligence company powering advanced digital music applications, hired Paul Lamere as Director of Developer Community. Lamere will build on the momentum of The Echo Nest's developer community site, developer.echonest.com. Developer.echonest.com is like a virtual hardware store for application developers, opening up access to a diverse suite of web APIs, including music search, recommendation and remix/mashup...

2008-09-08 12:00:16

SAN DIEGO and SOMERVILLE, Mass., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Echo Nest, a music intelligence company providing enhanced music search, recommendation and interactivity technology, today, launched its developer Web site, developer.echonest.com at the DEMOfall 08 conference. This release provides the development community with the freedom to tap into The Echo Nest's Musical Brain by opening more than 30 developer tools for music Web sites. Based on 12 years of research at MIT, Columbia and UC...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'