What does data sound like? Artistic Intelligence with Majella Clarke, Conductor, Artist and AI Strategist
What’s different about artists and scientists? While both are experimental, artists have more freedom because they don’t lose credibility while being creative. Hear the story of Maella Clarke, who is leading the charge for us to be part artist and part scientist as she unlocks the sound of data.
TOPICS DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE:
– What does data sound like
– Personification of data (it’s what’s missing in climate change data)
– Art should expand beyond artist
– Majella’s 5Ps
– Music through facial expressions
– Is AI artistically creative?
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Speakers, Panelists and Moderators
MAJELLA CLARKESenior Data & AI Strategist at DAIN Studios and AI ArtistDAIN StudiosMajella Clarke is an Australian Conductor, multi-instrumentalist artist, and Artificial Intelligence Strategist based in Helsinki, Finland. Her artistic practice uses data, algorithms, and AI to create compositions, sound, and sonic art that can also be used in live performance. Participation and inclusion of the audience and non-skilled musicians, in collaboration with skilled musicians, is a feature of her work seeking to blur the lines between performer, composer, and audience.
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.