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From @notwaldorf on Glitch – Hearing Vera Molnár

 

Magenta is an open source research project in the TensorFlow family. The goal of Magenta is to ‘explore the role of machine learning as a tool in the creative process’. The project is split into a Python library and a JavaScript API (Magenta.js).

Magenta is distributed as an open source Python library, powered by TensorFlow. This library includes utilities for manipulating source data (primarily music and images), using this data to train machine learning models, and finally generating new content from these models.

Magenta.js is an open source JavaScript API for using the pre-trained Magenta models in the browser. It is built with TensorFlow.js, which allows for fast, GPU-accelerated inference. If you’re interested in seeing how Magenta models have been used in existing applications or want to build your own, this is probably the place to start!

The results are seriously cool and floating around the internet with the #madewithmagenta tag. Some of my personal favorites were posted by @notwaldorf on Twitter and Glitch . The ‘Hearing Vera Molnár’ demo is no exception. This audiovisual experience creates a Vera Molnár style work as machine learning generated music plays (example below). Checkout the demo and code on Glitch. If you’d like to give  Magenta a try you can find the code for the Python library and the JavaScript API on GitHub.

Example of a Vera Molnár style work produced with Magenta.


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