Beethoven X AI project manager Matthias Röder and his wife Seda, founders of The Mindshift, an innovation and leadership consultancy, on the potential relationship between technology and humans following the release of Beethoven X.
An extremely bold experiment initiated by Deutsche Telekom comes full circle. We just premiered Beethoven X, the composer’s unfinished symphony completed with the help of AI. This is a major step, not only for us as an organization, but also for humanity at large. Immediately following the release, a discussion broke out about whether our AI produced emotional, “human” music, or just a cold wannabe of the original. But is that really the point? No.
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Beethoven's unfinished symphony
Telekom is venturing an experiment. A possible version of Beethoven's 10th symphony is to be composed using artificial intelligence.