AI neural network tries to improve on Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give You Up” with mixed results

Artificial intelligence is a big deal in the scientific world as boffins in white coats try to make computers into genuine competitors to us meatbags.

Jukebox, a program by OpenAI, is usually demonstrated by have it write songs. In this case, though, Jukebox was told to continuously generate more and more of Rick Astely’s “Never Gonna Give You Up.”

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Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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