neural networks

Sadbot

If AI Thinks Like a Human it May Get Depressed

A neuroscientist considers why a serotonin function in artificial intelligence could be both a help and a hindrance.
Daniel Oberhaus
4.16.18
Technology

A Demented Trading Bot Tweets Absurdist Market Advice

Robert Walker’s 'Linear Alpha' uses prevailing trading market technology to craft a dark, satirical spin on an accelerationist future.
Kevin Holmes
7.11.17
Artificial Intelligence

This AI Creates Art From Instagram Posts With Zero Likes

“Zero Likes” is trained to create glitchy visuals from forgotten social media images.
Katherine Gillespie
5.11.17
neural networks

Artificial Intelligence Turned Bob Ross into a Terrifying Psychedelic Nightmare

Will AI one day do digital drugs and have deep dreams of ‘The Joy of Painting' like we do?
DJ Pangburn
4.8.17
Art

[NSFW] Welcome to the Puppy Slug Orgy

As Filmmaker Turk Lees proves, Google’s DeepDream reveals quite a bit about human sexuality.
Andrew Salomone
10.8.16
Art

Generative Portraits Made from Your Voice and Webcam Photos

Sergio Albiac's black-and-white portraits are also inspired by philosophy and literature.
Kevin Holmes
6.9.16
Design

We Got an Artificial Neural Network to Name Random Objects in the VICE Office and It Did OK

Finally someone is putting puppyslugs to some good use.
Beckett Mufson
3.10.16
Art

Here's What Actually Goes into Creating Artificial Intelligence

Artist Sebastian Schmieg visualizes the image outlines created by Amazon Mechanical Turk workers for Microsoft’s COCO project.
DJ Pangburn
3.5.16
Art

Google Makes Learning Neural Networks Free

Holy puppy slugs, Batman...
DJ Pangburn
1.22.16
Art

Google's Psychedelic AI Art Takes Twitter by Storm

What does Google's image search algorithm see in Mad Max's face?
Beckett Mufson
7.6.15