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DARPA, Kelland Thomas Discuss Jazz-Playing Robots Coming Within 'Five Years'

DARPA, Kelland Thomas Discuss Jazz-Playing Robots Coming Within 'Five Years' >>

It wouldn't be the first time a computer program has been able to mimic the quality of improv jazz musicians. However, with funding from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) an AI is coming that will learn to play jazz and jam with the best of the best musicians.

[WATCH] Mason Bretan and His Artificial Musicians Jam Jazz at Georgia Tech's Center for Music

Mason Bretan and His Artificial Musicians Jam Jazz at Georgia Tech's Center for Music [WATCH] >>

If you aren't convinced that artificial intelligence will soon turn a sentient robot against humanity, then maybe you will be now. Doctoral candidate at Georgia Tech's Center for Music Technology, Mason Bretan, has released a new video in which he jams jazz with some new friends--er--I mean robots.

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