It's a long way away, perhaps a year, but the BBC says it's working on a single stream that intelligently switches between programs based on a listener's preferences. It could be a live program, a podcast, a news or sports report. The service would automatically change stations based on what the listener likes, after all, nobody listens to the same music or the same format day after day, for hours on end. The BBC says it will factor in "what you like, what you don't like and linking this to factors such as time, location, and what device you're listening on." HERE'S MORE.