AI Music: Duelling against a Robot Piano!

Living With AI Podcast: Challenges of Living with Artificial Intelligence

Apr 21 2021 • 1 hr 9 mins

If music be the food of love, AI. We talk to Professor Steve Benford about robots playing music. The panel guests are Stuart Middleton, Alan Chamberlain and Paurav Shukla. This Podcast was recorded on 11th March 2021

00:34 Paurav Shukla
00:41 Stuart Middleton
00:55Alan Chamberlain
01:05 Alan's music & visuals on YouTube
01:10Sean Riley

01:35 Living With AI Theme: Weekend in Tattoine by Unicorn Heads (YouTube)

01:55 Facebook Algorithm trained on Instagram photos (BBC)
03:15 Facebook's SEER
03:59: OpenAI’s state-of-the-art machine vision AI is fooled by handwritten notes (The Verge)
07:55 AI conquers challenge of 1980s platform games (Nature) (BBC)

13:00Steve Benford
13:45 Art Codes
13:50 Blogging Guitar
15:55 Tonedexter (Audio Sprockets)
18:30 Robot Marimba Player Shimon (The Verge)
20:15 Maria Kallionpää (Soundcloud)
20:20 Disklavier Piano (Yamaha)
22:40 "Climb"- Disklavier Piano Project University of Nottingham
25:40 "Kein Operationsplan reicht mit einiger Sicherheit über das erste Zusammentreffen mit der feindlichen Hauptmacht hinaus" Helmuth von Moltke the Elder - Chief of Staff of the Prussian General Staff from 1857 to 1871 (wikiquote)
Roughly translated: "No plan survives first contact with the enemy"
34:21 Whiplash (Internet Movie Database)
35:00 Nottingham's TAShub Node
41:40 Living With AI - Robots in the Home / Discussing Empathy @ 37min 30secs
46:20 CORRECTION: Michael Jackson said this about "Billy Jean" not "Beat It" (Wikipedia)
01:00:40 The Beatles in India (Wikipedia)
01:00:43 Paul Simon - Graceland album inspired by South African street music (Wikipedia)
01:00:46 Led Zeppelin Kashmir - Moroccon influences (Wikipedia)
01:03:45 Unicorn AI (Computerphile)