Musical robot composes, performs and teache

A professor of musical technology at Georgia Tech, Gil Weinberg, enlisted the support of graduate student Scott Driscoll to create Haile — the first truly robotic musician. In this way, he became a sort of Geppetto creating his musical Pinocchio. “Computers have been playing music for 50 years,” Driscoll said. “But we wanted to create something that didn’t just play back what it heard, but play off it, too.”

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