Scanning the Horizon: The State of Ray Kurzweil’s Music & Sound Predictions

Alison embarks on a journey into the future with a critical look at Ray Kurzweil’s 1999 predictions. In 2024, we’re witnessing the emergence of spatial audio, algorithmically-generated music, and virtual celebrities. While not a perfect prophecy, Kurzweil’s foresight sparks fascination, offering a glimpse into the intersection of AI, music, and the evolving landscape of machine-generated creativity.

When Language Becomes Sound: How Voices Connect Us

Speech carries more than just words; it conveys emotional content through attributes like pitch and rhythm. In fact, people subconsciously adjust their speech to match others to create deeper connections. Understanding the sonic patterns of speech could enhance AI’s ability to mirror human emotions and preferences, potentially influencing attraction and interactions, even in dating apps. 💭 📣 👂 #SonicAI