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AI creates a new Metallica Song: Deliverance Rides (video)

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A user on YouTube called Funk Turkey, used an AI, more specifically a machine learning bot, to create a new song by Metallica. Even more specifically: Using lyrics.rip to scrape the Genius Lyrics Database, I made a Markov Chain write Metallica lyrics. This is the end result- “Deliverance Rides”.
This song isn’t bad. The rhythm is great even if the lyrics are a bit loose. Enjoy!

Lahaina is a ghost town (video)

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My family and I love Maui. It’s the first place my kids touched the Pacific Ocean and we’ve spent 10 weeks out of the last 5 years there. It’s our second home. When we go, we spend hours (if not days) in the ocean. We now know the island like the back of our hand and in many ways Maui feels like  Colorado. (Except for all that beautiful salt water. :))  When I say it feels...

I'm an Associate Teaching Professor of Digital Marketing at the Daniels College of Business, University of Denver. I also consult with startups and established brands. I'm currently interested in artificial intelligence, cognitive neuroscience and culture. I am married to an amazing woman and have two incredible children. I was raised in Colorado and spend my free time with family, cycling, snowboarding and going to the Pacific Ocean to SCUBA dive + surf. I'm passionate about architecture, design, street art, photography and tattooing.

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