Difference between revisions of "User:RobertKaye"

From MusicBrainz Wiki
((Imported from MoinMoin))
((Imported from MoinMoin))
Line 1: Line 1:
 
RobertKaye is [[User:Ruaok|Ruaok]], also known as the Mayhem & Chaos Coordinator.  
 
RobertKaye is [[User:Ruaok|Ruaok]], also known as the Mayhem & Chaos Coordinator.  
 +
 +
'''I am currently on vacation until September 5th!'''
  
 
I'm the person responsible for starting this project when [[Grace Note|GraceNote]] pissed me off when they took the freely available CDDB project and closed it up and started charging people for accessing the data. It was people like me who built this data in the first place and I felt violated. Thus the motivation for [[MusicBrainz]] was born.  
 
I'm the person responsible for starting this project when [[Grace Note|GraceNote]] pissed me off when they took the freely available CDDB project and closed it up and started charging people for accessing the data. It was people like me who built this data in the first place and I felt violated. Thus the motivation for [[MusicBrainz]] was born.  
Line 11: Line 13:
 
As part of running this project I've gotten to be quite busy travelling around to conferences, board meetings and other silly business meetings. Given that, here is my travel schedule in case you're curious and wonder why I may not be responding to mail quite so quickly:  
 
As part of running this project I've gotten to be quite busy travelling around to conferences, board meetings and other silly business meetings. Given that, here is my travel schedule in case you're curious and wonder why I may not be responding to mail quite so quickly:  
 
* Bandwidth Conference, San Francisco -- August 17th - 19th, 2006  
 
* Bandwidth Conference, San Francisco -- August 17th - 19th, 2006  
* Burning Man, Black Rock City -- August 25 - September 4th, 2006  
+
* Burning Man, Black Rock City -- August 22 - September 4th, 2006  
* BBC, London, UK -- September 7th - September 19th, 2006  
+
* BBC, London, UK -- September 7th - September 21th, 2006  
 
* Future of Music Policy Summit, Montreal, Canada -- October 4-8, 2006  
 
* Future of Music Policy Summit, Montreal, Canada -- October 4-8, 2006  
  

Revision as of 21:03, 21 August 2006

RobertKaye is Ruaok, also known as the Mayhem & Chaos Coordinator.

I am currently on vacation until September 5th!

I'm the person responsible for starting this project when GraceNote pissed me off when they took the freely available CDDB project and closed it up and started charging people for accessing the data. It was people like me who built this data in the first place and I felt violated. Thus the motivation for MusicBrainz was born.

To find out more about me, check out these links:

Home Page Blog

Travel

As part of running this project I've gotten to be quite busy travelling around to conferences, board meetings and other silly business meetings. Given that, here is my travel schedule in case you're curious and wonder why I may not be responding to mail quite so quickly:

  • Bandwidth Conference, San Francisco -- August 17th - 19th, 2006
  • Burning Man, Black Rock City -- August 22 - September 4th, 2006
  • BBC, London, UK -- September 7th - September 21th, 2006
  • Future of Music Policy Summit, Montreal, Canada -- October 4-8, 2006

On my Radar

The following things are on my radar as issues that need to be addressed, features that I want to hack on, or chocolate that needs to be earned:

  • Fixing growing pains in the MusicBrainz community.
  • Replace the contentious AutoModerator system with a comprehensive EditorRating system. Wether or not I will implement the rating system as the wiki page by the same name suggests it, remains to be seen.
  • IntuitivePicardInterface -- fix all of the issues that prevent MusicBrainzTagger users from switching over to Picard.
  • FolksonomyTagging -- allow moderators to apply arbitrary tags to artists, albums and tracks. Much like Flickr uses tags.
  • MBID supercession -- give MBIDs a trail so that if an album gets merged into another album, the previous album id isn't simply forgotten.
  • NadelnderBambus -- the next generation of MusicBrainz. Capture more data and capture exisiting data better.

Of course, this list is in no particular order.

Template:lang de-native Template:lang en-fluent