Max Frenzel - Researcher in Tokyo

Max Frenzel

I'm a researcher in Tokyo, Japan

I speak English, Japanese, and German

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About me

Max Frenzel is an AI researcher, writer, and digital creative. After receiving his PhD in Quantum Information Theory from Imperial College London and working as a postdoctoral research fellow at Tokyo University, Max has been involved in several tech startups, focusing on the intersection of AI research and product design. Most recently he has been interested in the applications of AI and deep learning to creativity, design, and music. Some of the AI-art Max has been involved in was exhibited at places like the Barbican Centre in London, and he is a regular public speaker on topics such as AI and creativity. In his time off, Max enjoys good coffee, tries to perfect his bread baking skills, and produces electronic music and performs around Tokyo. You can find him online at

My Creations

  1. VOID - Letters and Trees

    28 April 2017

    I shot this music video for my friends at Letters and Trees ( in and around Tokyo last summer. The visual effect was mostly done using a neural network based on a modification of the inception architecture that was made famous by Google's DeepDream. The parameters used and... continue reading (0, 0 images)


    We live in a time where busyness is a badge of honor. Time off can seem like a forgotten or even despised concept. But in this book, you will learn how the deliberate practice of time off will enable you to be your most... continue reading (1, 1 image)