Jukedeck has taught a computer program to write songs in seconds

Jukedeck is part of Telegraph Tech’s Startup Saturday series, our weekly profile of a British entrepreneur or startup inventing world-first products or solving gnarly problems using innovative tech. Tweet us at @TelegraphTech with your suggestions. Five years ago musician and composer Ed Rex sneaked into an “Introduction to computer science” lecture at Harvard University. The lecture amazed Rex, who had just graduated from a music degree at Cambridge University and didn’t know anything about coding. “I decided then and there to try to teach a computer to write music,” said Rex. Five years later, Rex is the chief executive and cofounder of Jukedeck, an artificially intelligent composer that can write custom-designed, original tracks in mere seconds. A Jukedeck employee writes music in a notebook and in the back end of Jukedeck Credit: Jukedeck The program created by…


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