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An AI can recognize musical genres better than humans

Can you tell the difference between big band and boogie woogie? An algorithm can. Product design and development firm Cambridge Consultants says it’s created a machine learning AI that can identify different musical styles better than humans. It’s basically Jack Black in High Fidelity without the douchey elitism.

Researchers tested the AI by having a pianist play a variety of music — baroque, classical, ragtime and jazz — in a live demonstration. The AI then assessed the likely genre in real time, vastly outperforming conventional software hand-coded by humans.

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