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Music Sharing on the Web

Robert Siegel talks to Jason Freeman, a Columbia University doctoral student in music, who has created a software, called N.A.G., that makes music montages off music-sharing networks. It relies on the way music files are downloaded -- some faster than others -- and puts items together that come from a word-search. Freeman likes the random nature of his creation, but not all of the results.

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Prior to his retirement, Robert Siegel was the senior host of NPR's award-winning evening newsmagazine All Things Considered. With 40 years of experience working in radio news, Siegel hosted the country's most-listened-to, afternoon-drive-time news radio program and reported on stories and happenings all over the globe, and reported from a variety of locations across Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and Asia. He signed off in his final broadcast of All Things Considered on January 5, 2018.