DeepBach: Listens to Bach music and writes new one in the same style

Sony Corporation developed a model of polyphonic music generation, which learns to compose chorales in the style of Bach.  This model is capable of producing convincing chorales, even if it is trained with no other data that the 400 chorale sheets by … Continue reading DeepBach: Listens to Bach music and writes new one in the same style

Lust, Romance, Attachment – What brain scanning says about the drive to love

Scientists have their own models of love and attraction, formed independently and through different methods. Though there are likely many models, I will stick to the model of love defined by Helen Fisher. Helen E. Fisher, PhD biological anthropologist, is … Continue reading Lust, Romance, Attachment – What brain scanning says about the drive to love

New BCI might give back the world to locked-in syndrome patients

Researchers have been using brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) to interact with patients suffering from locked-in syndrome for the last decade. What is brand-new is a system created by the Wyss Center for Bio and Neuroengineering in Switzerland that may finally allow even … Continue reading New BCI might give back the world to locked-in syndrome patients