PES 209: Michael Garfield, Host of Complexity


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My guest is Michael Garfield - host of Complexity, host of Future Fossils, musical artist, and Social-Media-Strategist-Podcast-Producer at the Santa Fe Institute.

We discussed SO MUCH, including:

  • M 88 TG: Dynamic Microphone (Hypercardioid)
  • Shure PG 42 USB
  • Scarlett 4i4 2nd Gen. with AIR button
  • Ableton Live
  • “Make It Loud” compressor preset
  • iZotope plugins - De-noise, De-reverb, and more.
  • Squadcast - for both his shows
  • Zoom is a nightmare
  • Macbook Pro
  • Billie Eilish has used an AT 2020
  • Roland cables
  • Yeti Nano -- for dropping the mic at the guests house. ***Hear it on the Scott Otrtman episode of Complexity.
  • Beats Studio Pro headphones
  • Simplecast
  • Uploads Stereo MP3’s
  • Vocal Synthesis!
  • Sub-vocalization
  • Grimes and Endel - AI powered lullaby, baby music, depending on time of day,
  • Deep-learning musical synthesis
  • Open AI jukebox project
  • GPT-3, people are talking to GPT-3???
  • Mubert - music generator app
  • Reface - swap your face into a movie
  • Chaos: Making a New Science by James Gleick
  • Artificial Intelligence: A Guide for Thinking Humans by Melanie Mitchell
  • Conceptual abstraction, Alpha Go can’t apply what it’s learned to other games - it can't analogize

Thanks Michael for being a great guest!

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