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Unwrapping the Magic: Spotify & Shareable Data

Joe Stanley, Research Manager at Mustard on how Spotify wrapped may have influenced the way we present data. It’s the most wonderful time of the year. No, not Christmas… Spotify Wrapped season! Not, “what did you get for Christmas this year?” but, “who were your top artists this year?”. More “what were your top 5 songs?” than “what are your top 5 Christmas dinner foods?”. That time of year where we get to see (and judge!) what everyone’s been listening to most. I love it. And I love that it is something that others enjoy sharing across their channels to give all their friends, family and followers a little window into their life.

Lurkers, experts and the types of research community participants

In his latest blog, Anthony Shephard-Williams (director) explores the different types of online community research participants he has encountered. Over the last decade Mustard has conducted hundreds of online research community projects, giving us access to (and a better understanding of) the lives of many thousands of research participants.

AI and the impact on qualitative research

What could Artificial Intelligence do for qualitative research? That’s a big question, to which there are few definitive answers. We decided to put it to the test and find out. Our findings might surprise you… Here is the executive summary from our thought leadership report “Risks, Rewards and the Human Factor – An Experiment in Generative AI and the Art of Qual Research”.