The pianist who is teaching AI to composeNews
South China Morning Post has a feature on the former US piano prodigy Kit Armstrong who is working with Taipei’s National Tsing Hua University to teach computers how to compose for his instrument.
‘With AI, I am focusing on interpretation, not composition. Interpretation means not following rules,’ he explains. ‘For human beings, interpretation of music over the last few hundreds of years has to do with a wish to entertain in a way that elevates and makes people think, love and reflect. To teach a machine what it means to do that is difficult. In a sense it is to teach it how to feel.’
Read on here.