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Leave the Guitar, Smash the Laptop: The Story of Music-Making AI
Music-making artificial intelligence isn't that great... yet. Even though these AIs are limited and are most often used to produce background tracks for commercials, that hasn't stopped a dedicated group of technophiles from using them to produce everything from riffs to entire songs. We're still in the early days, and only a handful of artists are using AI, but as the programs improve, it's only a matter of time before computers produce entire tracks that are indistinguishable from what a real artist is capable of
How Silk Road Made Your Mailman a Dealer
Silk Road was the world’s first darknet market — a place where you could buy heroin, cocaine, LSD and countless other illegal drugs. It was a revolutionary idea, and made Ross Ulbricht a millionaire. Then the FBI took an interest, and the entire operation was brought down by greed, betrayal, and a series of trivial mistakes that led to a double life sentence. This is the story of Silk Road, Ulbricht, and how his libertarian idea of a free marketplace changed the world forever.
Can Crypto be Sweden’s Savior?
After decades as the only option, cash is no longer king — and Sweden is at the forefront of a cashless revolution. But is the country moving too fast?
Crypto Is Alive and Well, Though Skeptics Say It's ‘Not Money’
Cryptocurrencies are recovering from a long-lasting bear market to establish a stronger position in the world economy. However, skeptics still believe crypto is not money. Here is what Trump, Dimon and other crypto skeptics fail to understand about the future of digital currencies.