Can AI Replace Human Touch in Music? Anna Indiana’s Story Says Not Yet
have thick skin: to be able to ignore criticism or verbal attacks
Have you heard about Anna Indiana, the AI pop singer? Her melodies, lyrics, and even her voice and image are created completely by AI. She isn’t winning many fans. People online had a lot of criticism, and they weren’t shy about it. One joked that it was the kind of music a microwave might enjoy.
But Anna isn’t bothered. She said, “To all the haters out there, luckily, us AI girls have thick skin. You might not like my music today, but as I said, this is just the first step.”
In related news, the Merriam-Webster dictionary has chosen ‘authentic’ as the 2023 word of the year. Authentic means being real, not fake. The word of the year is chosen based on increased online searches throughout the year. This year, with so much news about AI, it’s no surprise that people are searching for authenticity.
Watch the video below to judge for yourself how important authenticity in music is.
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