Welcome to the Machine: Art in the Age of A.I.

Mar 16, 2023

4:00pm – 5:00pm CT

Recording: Welcome to the Machine: Art in the Age of A.I., Mar 16, 2023

Will your next favorite song be made by a supercomputer instead of a supergroup? Over the past few months, advances in artificial intelligence have shown how computers can create written pieces and visual art -- and there's already talk in the music business of how they will take over the market for "functional music" used to help listeners study or sleep. What does this mean for musicians and the business they depend on -- especially since A.I. music can't be copyrighted? And more important, what does it mean for the future of music itself?

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Robert Levine


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Dan Navarro


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Erin Reilly

Texas Immersive Institute, UT Austin

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Jessy Wilson

Jessy Wilson

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