Data [Science] Rocks at HPX

Music Data Rocks

You’ve heard the saying “don’t judge a book by its cover.”  Everyone’s probably done this once or twice in their lives.

Lixar wanted to prove (or disprove) through data science if critical music ratings are influenced by album cover art.  Does a music critic judge an album by its cover?

To start the process, over 1000 plus album covers and their critical ratings were collected.  Next, an algorithm was created to determine if there were recurring patterns in the data.

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Welcome to Lixar

From one Coop Student to another …

Laura Rodgers

As a previous co-op student myself, I can speak firsthand that the experiences and knowledge gained through co-operative placements will stick with you throughout your career. It allows you to explore different areas related to your studies and helps you to find your true passion, which is so important, as there are so many different directions you can take with a degree or diploma.

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Halifax Pop Explosion

Music Clouds are swirling in Halifax!

Weather-wise, the month of October is always unpredictable in Halifax! Sunny, warm, chilly, wind, and swirling clouds – or blue skies with puffy white clouds. HPX music veterans are however always prepared for whatever mother nature brings during the most exciting festival of the year: Halifax Pop Explosion, October 20-24.

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