Listen to a Surprisingly Decent Song Composed by Google’s AI

Google’s newly announced Project Magenta aims to push their AI into more creative pursuits, like music and art. Its mission statement, however, is simple and scientific: “Can we use machine learning to create compelling art and music? If so, how? If not, why not?” Google has already released an untitled song demonstrating the technology. The song was created with a neural network, which was fed recordings of many different songs. By learning from these songs, the AI soon began to realize which note should come next in a sequence, and applied this knowledge to a series of notes it was given, thus creating an entirely original song of its own.”Is is indeed very basic,” said Oberlin professor of computer music and digital arts Peter Swendsen after listening to the song. “That’s not…


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