This is your nightmare music video for today

Artificial intelligence keeps getting smarter as computer boffins figure out how to improve the technology. For example, we’ve seen things like text to speech programs that work very well. Then there’s this.

A guy by the name of Jason Scott applied AI to song lyrics, instructing the program to create visuals based on the lyrics in a song. In other words, an image generator based on words. And when applied to a song about data manipulation, the result is…disturbing.

(Via DIY Photography)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ 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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