In just a few weeks, COVID-19 has reached most countries, and changed the lives of billions of people worldwide. The impacts range from the catastrophic (illness and loss of work) to the inconvenient (shelter in place orders). This is a time of uncertainty, with conflicting information coming from official sources.
I recently posted about automatically making music. The algorithm that I made pulled out interesting sequences of music from existing songs and remixed them. While this worked reasonably well, it also didn’t have full control over the basics of the music; it wasn’t actually specifying which instruments to