Podcast: Using Artificial Intelligence to Spur Creativity

Much of today’s hype around artificial intelligence (AI) is concentrated in a few areas: enabling futuristic applications like self-driving cars, helping conversational interfaces like chatbots come to life, and making business more efficient and predictable. But in this episode of “Behind The Numbers,” we focus on how AI is being used to spur creativity in areas like art, music and storytelling. The podcast kicks off with a new intro song—at least for this episode. The song, titled “Daddy’s Car,” is unique because it was generated by AI from Sony’s Computer Science Research Lab in Paris and arranged by a human composer, Benoît Carré. Much of the track is generated from suite of Sony’s AI tools called Flow Machines, which is trained from around 13,000 existing compositions across a variety of…


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