The 404 1,450: Where we play by ear (podcast)
That story about the shipwrecked woman who was spotted and saved by Google Earth? Total BS. We'll tell you how Weblore spreads online, an app that uses 'algorithms' to transcribe any song into sheet music, how to game Spotify, and a new teen pregnancy text-message campaign sweeping the nation.
Leaked from today's 404 episode:
- That story of the marooned woman on a Hawaiian island getting saved thanks to Google Earth is totally fake.
- Chordify makes it easy to cover any song by transcribing sheet music from YouTube and Soundcloud links.
- Funk band games the Spotify system to fund upcoming nationwide tour.
- Virtual screaming babies squirm their way into teenage cellphones in new pregnancy campaign.