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Made by Machine: When AI Met the Archive

Documentary. Dr Hannah Fry and a virtual host present a new way of making television, as the BBC uses artificial intelligence to delve into the treasures of the BBC Archive.

Documentary. Dr Hannah Fry and a virtual host present a new way of making television, as the BBC research and development department uses artificial intelligence to delve into the treasures of the BBC Archive.

Computers trawl through more than quarter of a million shows using a variety of machine learning techniques, then let loose to create short programmes-within-a-programme in the style of BBC Four.

1 hour

Last on

Thu 6 Sep 2018 02:00

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:06

    Gorillaz

    Clint Eastwood

  • 00:07

    Richard Hawley

    Rollin and Tumblin

  • 00:10

    Brian Eno

    1/1

  • 00:11

    Oasis

    Roll With It

  • 00:14

    The Beatles

    A Day In The Life

  • 00:16

    The Verve

    Bitter Sweet Symphony

  • 00:17

    Ben Harper

    With My Own Two Hands

  • 00:23

    The Youngbloods

    Get Together

  • 00:26

    Ron Grainer

    Doctor Who Theme

    Music Arranger: Delia Derbyshire. Performer: The BBC Radiophonic Workshop.
  • 00:28

    The Who

    Magic Bus

  • 00:32

    Orbital

    Halcyon On and On

  • 00:34

    Lee Dorsey

    Ride Your Pony

  • 00:35

    The Shadows

    The Rise And Fall Of Flingel Bunt

  • 00:38

    Brian Eno

    Another Green World

  • 00:39

    Ray Charles

    What'd I Say

  • 00:42

    Bob Dylan

    All Along The Watchtower

  • 00:47

    Henry Mancini

    Mr Lucky

  • 00:50

    The Ben Webster Quintet

    Soulville

  • 00:53

    Richard Hawley

    She Brings the Sunlight

  • 00:56

    Jack Nitzsche

    Turner's Murder (feat. Merry Clayton Singers)

  • 00:57

    Pete Seeger

    My Oklahoma Home (It Blowed Away)

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Role Contributor
Presenter Hannah Fry

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