Jan Van Balen

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Brad Mehldau and voice leading

2024-02-15

This interview is quite wonderful: Rick Beato, prolific music Youtuber, interviews Brad Mehldau, jazz pianist. I'm not the most loyal fan of Beato's channel. Once you see a few of his analyses and interviews... Read more


Infinite Oblique Strategies

2020-07-14
Box of cards. The top card reads: 'The most important thing is the thing most easily forgotten'

CC-BY-SA Cory Doctorow

Like many others, I've been taking intermittent looks at the rapid growth of 🤗 Transformers, an open-source machine learning library for sequence modeling and natural language processing. Their easy-to-use pretrained models, in particular, seem to be helping a lot of people get access to transformer models—the latest shiny hammer in the deep learning toolbox... Read more


What a WAV file looks like

2020-07-10
GIF of wave form zoomed in to 1ms and zoomed back out to 1s.

When the Wavenet paper was first published, it was accompanied by a blog post that featured the following helpful gif... Read more