Machine Listener is an audio essay series featuring musicians, researchers, scientists, and artists whose work intersects with the topic of listening in the digital age. The episodes take a close look at the ways in which the listening sense has transformed through our interactions with technology, and the ways in which technology is informed by the listening sense. Produced by Aimée Theriot with the support of Stimuleringsfonds, NL.
In episode 1, Dr. Dan Stowell, Associate Professor of AI & Biodiversity at Tilburg University, discusses his research focusing on animal sound and machine learning (AI).
Dr. Stowell’s research focuses on animal sound and machine learning (AI). He develops methods to understand animal behaviour and monitor animal populations, using modern computational methods to uncover new evidence from audio data.
Soundscapes and music included in this episode
Manrico Montero: Ecosistemas de Bolivia
Sean Dockray’s Always Learning (2020)
Dadabots NO SOUL (ai funk)
Artist / Organisation: Aimée Theriot
Producer: Aimée Theriot
Length: 30 min
02-05-2023 at 19:00Links:
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Dr. Dan Stowell