[extropy-chat] FWD [forteana] Fruit fly genome music

Max M maxm at mail.tele.dk
Tue Feb 10 14:40:34 UTC 2004

Terry W. Colvin wrote:

> [Where is the fruit fly longevity poster? - twc]
> I have a friend who's spent the last several months writing software to
> play gene sequences as music. He just sent me his 7MB .wav of the fruit
> fly genome. It's pretty damned cool.

Hmmm ... what algorithm does he use to encode the DNA to music?

DNA has no immediate and direct way to be transfered to music. So either 
the music is almost totally random in style, or the transfer algorithm 
is more important than the DNA in creating the music.

regards max M

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