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audioI discovered a new, cool, online program a couple weeks ago. AudioScrobbler is a free program that tracks all the music that you play on your computer and creates charts, etc. that show you (and others) what you listen to and how much of it. All you have to do is create an account online, download a plugin for your media player of choice (iTunes for me) and you're good to go. Once you have a substantial amount of music tracked, the program shows you other users with similar musical interests (even giving you a percentage of similar music) and recommends similar artists based on what others are listening to.

AudioScrobbler is an open-source project that claims to put no spyware on your computer. Also, it doesn't read the source of your music (mp3, CD, 8-track) so you don't have to worry about them handing over a list of your stolen music to the RIAA. (Not that that would be a problem for any of us, right? RIGHT???) So, it's pure, fat-free, low-carb fun.

If you'd like to take a look at my stats go here.

They've been working on the program for the last week or so, so things have been a bit sketch. It's up and running now, but they're hoping to make it much better in the next few weeks.

And yes, Jacob, SlashDot has reported on this, and no, Jacob, I'm not going to start reading SlashDot because of that.