Google’s Magenta Makes Music Independently

The six researcher group of Google displayed how artificial intelligence could make music. Attendees of a techno-cultural music and computation festival, Moogfest witnessed Project Magenta where the machine using Google’s TensorFlow, an open source library for neural network framework and machine learning, it made music. The priority of project Magenta will be to use procreative algorithms to produce music after which it will also craft images and music.

In the presentation a researcher played some notes which the computer picked to ...

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The Transformation of Thought into Movement Helps a Paralyzed Man Use his Limbs Again

Ian Burkhart had almost given up hope when in 2010 he dived into a wave in shallow water and lost the use of his hands with only some movement in the arm. But two years ago, when scientists in Ohio helped him control his hands right wrist and hand with his thoughts, Burkhart could hope for a better future once again.

Burkhart was equipped with a system which helped him use his hands and control their movement through his thoughts. It ...

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DARPA Devotes $60 Million for a Brain-Computer Interface

A connection between the human brain and the digital world – It sounds like we are in an age where technology is advancing by leaps and bounds. While I have strongly supported the advancements of technology, sometimes it still takes me by surprise. Recently, an initiative by the United States DARPA, short for Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, has elevated the curiosity of many people around the world.

DARPA has announced that it is aiming to design and build a ...

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