OPINION - Tech & Science Daily podcast: World’s first AI ballet...but can it Plié?

Leipzig International Ballet   ( Ida Zenna )
Leipzig International Ballet ( Ida Zenna )

A German ballet company’s using artificial intelligence software and custom data sets to help creative concepts for a novel new production.

Tech & Science Daily podcast speaks with east London musician Harry Yeff, who’s directed and composed the show called Fusion for Leipzig Ballet at the city’s opera house.

Yeff explains how he deployed a neural network that never needed a coffee break to assist with music and set design.

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