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Oh no, there’s A.I. whiskey now

Forget all those whiskey brands from musicians and celebs — there’s A.I. whiskey now. Microsoft this week announced it has teamed up with Finnish tech company Fourkind and Sweden-based distillery Mackmyra Whisky to create the “world’s first whisky developed with artificial intelligence.” Oh no! Here’s how it will work. As part of the distillation process, whiskey first spends time — typically years — sitting in charred wooden casks. This turns the clear liquor a darker color, and gives it a uniq...
Tags: Google, Sweden, Microsoft, Tech, Mackmyra, Fourkind, Angela D'Orazio Mackmyra

Microsoft’s AI hallucinates unique whisky flavors

When whisky is made in Scotland it’s called scotch. When it’s made in Kentucky it’s called whiskey – the Irish also add the “E”. But when it’s made in Sweden, based on a recipe created by Microsoft‘s AI, we just call it amazing. Swedish distillery Mackmyra Whisky, technology company Fourkind, and Microsoft recently teamed up to produce the world’s first AI-created whisky. The combination of old fashioned cask-aged flavor and cutting-edge AI produces unique flavors that, potentially, could be a h...
Tags: Startups, Sweden, Microsoft, Kentucky, Scotland, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Fourkind, Mackmyra Whisky