Arts

Artificial Intelligence and Algorithmic Creativity

Artificial Intelligence and Algorithmic Creativity

At Rutgers' Art and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, my colleagues and I proposed a novel algorithm that assessed the creativity of any given painting, while taking into account the painting’s context within the scope of art history. The results show that humans are no longer the only judges of creativity. Computers can perform the same task – and may even be more objective.

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Science Fiction Realism

Science Fiction Realism

Structures. Something has been built, grown, stretched. Maybe skin, maybe a web, maybe a protective barrier – it is a plastic protein emitted by an organism in order to increase its survival opportunities, it is a food matrix for its offspring which thrive on glossy resin. You can travel across it and it can easily be mapped, although not by humans.

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Why Aren’t We Reading Turing?

Why Aren’t We Reading Turing?

What happens when we treat Turing even more seriously; not just as a mathematician, engineer or scientist, but also as a cryptic creative thinker and writer?

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Synthetic Selves

Synthetic Selves

Synthetic bodies, mediated selves. What themes become relevant in a technoprogressive world – as objects proliferate, what do the inundated people talk about? You are alone, at a computer. You talk to people but they are not around.

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