t-SNE, the Ultimate Drum Machine and more

This blog explains t-Distributed Stochastic Neighbor Embedding (t-SNE) by a story of programmers joining forces with musicians to create the ultimate drum machine (if you are here just for the fun, you may┬ástart playing right away). Kyle McDonald, Manny Tan, and Yotam Mann experienced difficulties in pinpointing to what extent sounds are similar (ding, dong)…