Computers Are Learning To “Think” By Listening To MIDI Music

Date: December 27, 2016 Published by

  • This story was originally published with the headline, “The Music That Inspires Computers To Write Their Own Songs”

  • If those super-dense MIDI files don’t crash computers, perhaps they could teach them a few things about how to write their own Black MIDI songs.
  • Just as computers are starting to evolve from simply reading text to understanding speech, computers might start to regularly interpret and generate their own music.
  • MIDI would become standard on electronic instruments, from keyboards and drum machines to MIDI guitar controllers and electronic drum kits.
  • They found a machine learning model that taught computers to reconstruct the blanks in an image, a method called “inpainting.”