[LAU] Google Magenta project's first composition

tom haddington meshugga42 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 4 09:09:02 UTC 2016

> http://www.pcworld.com/article/3077977/data-center-cloud/googles-magenta-project-just-wrote-its-first-piece-of-music-and-thankfully-its-not-great.html
> IMO, a lot of popular music is already machine-generated. ;)

i remember something along these lines from a few years back, an AI
project in the States that was far more advanced than Google's.

By using memory models, though, Google is making a good start.  If
anyone can can find an article by George Rochberg called, "The
Avant-Garde and the Aesthetics of Survival," they will have an
excellent read.

One might observe that the machine wrote bad music.  Well, humans are
already doing that, too, so Magenta has gotten at least that far!  As
with chess machines, it may be a matter of time.  Still, i'm not
holding my breath, and it's certainly time to listen to that Bartok

il lupo

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