Monthly Archives: March 2013

Coincidences in random shuffling revisited

This is just a follow-up from my last post, collecting and cleaning up my thoughts on the behavior of “coincidences” in the random shuffled order of songs in a playlist (i.e., consecutive songs by the same artist).  But first, it … Continue reading

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Puzzle: Randomly shuffling songs in iTunes

“Based on experience I feel there is some algorithm other than randomness at work.  I have 5K plus songs and to have 2 consecutive songs play from the same album or the same artist – well that’s not random.” – … Continue reading

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