Let the dulcet tones of Googleâs Blob Opera ring in the holiday season with machine learning
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Hark! The blobs sing!
Or at least, they do in Googleâs latest machine learning experiment, the awe-inspiring Blob Opera, which will see a chorus of four adorable, colorful blobs serenade you with spine-tingling operatic music. Drag a blob up or down, and youâll change what pitch they sing in; drag them from side to side, and youâll change the vowel sound. Each blob will also harmonize with the others, in what can only be described as magical.
The Blob Opera just sounds beautiful, with soaring harmonies ringing out from each blob. Four actual opera singers â Christian Joel (tenor), Frederick Tong (bass), Joanna Gamble (mezzoâsoprano), and Olivia Doutney (soprano) â recorded 16 hours of singing (Ingunn Gyda Hrafnkelsdottir and John…