Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in Virtuoso
by Herbert Goldstone

Beautiful short story brings the magic of music alive for a robot - and for the reader. The Maestro instructs his robot on the "correlation" between the notes on a sheet of music and the pedals and levers of an apparatus called a "piano".

Science fiction in the News articles describe real-world events that relate to the ideas and inventions in sf novels and movies. Select a news article:

Miuro Autonomous Music Robot
   Rather than outfitting your house with speakers in every room, why not have a stereo that follows you around?

Robot Taiko Drummers Give Up Factory Day Jobs
   These bots are great on their own, but I know a great front man (robot) for them.

Jambot Music Improvisation Robot
   This device takes the unusual step of improvising music to accompany human musicians.

ETH Quadcopters Perform Jingle Bells On Real Piano
   They can do more than just watch you; they can entertain you over the holidays.

HRP-2 Auld Lang Syne Theremin
   Happy New Year!

Hexapod Robot Scuttles Through Beethoven
   How does a hexapod robot get to Carnegie Hall? See the video, but it takes more than practice.

Melomics Avant Garde Computer Musician
   'Rollo sat at the keyboard, prim, inhuman, rigid, twin lenses focused somewhere off into the shadows...'- Herbert Goldstone, 1953.

Jazz AI Compliments Of DARPA
   'I request that you feed the correlation between those dots and the levers of the panel into my memory banks.' - Herbert Goldstone, 1953.

Ardu McDuino, Bagpipe Robot
   'Rollo sat at the keyboard, prim, inhuman, rigid, twin lenses focused...' - Herbert Goldstone, 1953.

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Datagrid Model Generation Perfect For Eternal Cities Of Science Fiction
re: Arthur C. Clarke
(4/29/2019)

Kazahk Ironist Protester Arrested For Blank Sign Protest
re: Larry Niven
(4/27/2019)

Bitcoin Surges Again, To $7,000
re: Bruce Sterling
(4/25/2019)

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