Blowing Mozart’s Mind. Artistic Intelligence with Alex Braga, Evolutional Artist
Art in a box? You might be one just one person — but through AI breakthroughs, you can augment your musical abilities. Exponentially. This means you have the percussion, the guitars, the horns, the strings, and they all come to a moving crescendo through the synthesis of human and machine. Hear the story of Alex Braga and how he’s achieved evolutional art to transcend how we experience the world.
TOPICS DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE:
– Evolutional art and augmented music
– Technology is the artist tool and has been since the days of Mozart
– Not AI replicating music, it’s AI helping create new music
– Technology cannot be a substitute for talent; instead it magnifies either how good — or bad you are
– We have massive challenges right now but (AI-enhanced art) can offer new and needed insights
– The idea is art
Speakers, Panelists and Moderators
ALEX BRAGAArtistA talent and obsession for classical and electronic music has led the sensitive and scientific mind of Alex Braga to start a journey with his own Artificial Intelligence project (A-MINT), one which surveys the newest territories in music. With an Ethical drive which has anticipated and will guide the evolution of A.I., Alex Braga brings A-MINT to SXSW in 2020 just as his music, the “Spleen Machine” EP is due to be released worldwide in the spring via 7K! / !K7 Music. The show will be a multisensorial(audio-visual), unique, organic and futuristic performance where the artist (Human) will work interdependently with the Technology (A.I.) to create a series of new musical pathways.
NEIL SAHOTAWorld Wide Business Development LeaderIBM WatsonNeil Sahota (萨冠军) is an IBM Master Inventor, United Nations (UN) Artificial Intelligence (AI) subject matter expert, and Professor at UC Irvine. With 20+ years of business experience, Neil works to inspire clients and business partners to foster innovation and develop next generation products/solutions powered by AI. Neil's work experience spans multiple industries including legal services, healthcare, life sciences, retail, travel and transportation, energy and utilities, automotive, telecommunications, media/communication, and government. Moreover, he is one of the few people selected for IBM's Corporate Service Corps leadership program that pairs leaders with NGOs to perform community-driven economic development projects. In addition, Neil partners with entrepreneurs to define their products, establish their target markets, and structure their companies. He is a member of several investor groups like the Tech Coast Angels and assists startups with investor funding. Neil also serves as a judge in various startup competitions and mentor in several incubator/accelerator programs.
MICHAEL ASHLEYScreenwriting ProfessorChapman UniversityA Former Disney Story Consultant, Michael Is A Screenwriting Professor At Chapman University. He Has Written Over Twenty Books On Numerous Subjects, Including Four Bestsellers. He Recently Coauthored Own The A.I. Revolution: Unlock Your Artificial Intelligence Strategy To Disrupt Your Competition (McGraw Hill). The United Nations Hosted The Book Launch At Its AI For Good Global Summit In May. It Has Since Been Named By Soundview As One Of 2019’S Top Business Books. Michael Also Recently Published It’s Saturday Morning: Celebrating The Golden Era Of Cartoons (Becker&Mayer). A Columnist With Forbes, Entrepreneur And Green Entrepreneur, Michael Began His Career As A Reporter For The Columbia Missourian. He Has Been Featured In Entertainment Weekly, The National Examiner, The United Nations’ ITU News, The Orange County Business Journal, And The Orange County Register. Michael Serves As A Professional Speaker, Delivering Keynotes To Business Groups And Guests On Thought Leader Panels.