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The Synesthesia Superpower. Artistic Intelligence with LJ Rich Technologist, music artist, inventor and NASA Datanaut

The Beatles covering today’s popular songs? Four chords that can evoke any emotion? Hear the story of LJ Rich, who is classically trained in music but likes to improvise as she taps into her superpower to transform music (with a little help from AI.)



LJ Rich
Lj Rich is a Technologist, music artist, inventor and NASA Datanaut LJ Rich is well known for presenting on the BBC’s flagship technology show ‘Click’, though she’s also gathering notoriety talking about her synaesthesia – a mixing of the senses that gives her both super-powers and fatal flaws…
She sees colours when hearing music, and food tastes and textures map to musical keys. LJ was interviewed in The New York Times about her experiences as a synesthete and musician.
At the United Nations AI for Good Summit, LJ hosted and performed on two pianos and two computers to an audience of over 600 distinguished ministers, ambassadors, scientists and honoured guests.

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