algorithms

Algorithmic Bias

Algorithms Have Nearly Mastered Human Language. Why Can’t They Stop Being Sexist?

To fight gender bias, researchers are training language-processing algorithms to envision a world where it doesn’t exist.
Lynne Peskoe-Yang
19 hours ago
deepfakes

This Program Makes It Even Easier to Make Deepfakes

Unlike previous deepfake methods, FSGAN can generate face swaps in real time, with zero training.
Samantha Cole
8.20.19
programming

It's Getting Way Too Easy to Create Fake Videos of People's Faces

Samsung researchers developed an algorithm that only needs one source image to create fake videos.
Samantha Cole
5.23.19
Hacking

Google Thought My Phone Number Was Facebook’s and It Ruined My Life

A quirk in Google’s search algorithm turned me into Facebook’s customer support.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.10.19
Interviews

Jenny Hval Has Something to Tell You

We spoke to the experimental artist about algorithms, being "chill," and why her new 'Long Sleep' EP is an avant-garde reawakening.
Andrea Domanick
5.29.18
Art

A Teenager Used AI to Generate Bizarre, Surreal Nude Portraits

We're honestly not sure if Robbie Barrat's strange creations are NSFW.
Peter Slattery
3.30.18
Internet Exploring

Some Nerds Used Algorithms to Find Out Which Word Is the "Most Hip-Hop"

They also discovered that "racism" is one of the words that is most central to Kanye West's work, whatever that means.
Phil Witmer
10.9.17
Music

Lennon and McCartney's Friendship Becomes a Musical Data Art Duet

Composer and filmmaker Dr. Alexis Kirke uses computer algorithms to chart the two Beatles' relationship through their song lyrics.
Kevin Holmes
1.26.17
Art

Generative Algorithms and Acrylic Paint Create Profound Digital Paintings

Using custom generative software, artist Helen Alexandra codes generative algorithms to create animations in real time, resulting in mind-bending digital paintings.
DJ Pangburn
1.18.17
Art

Digital Art and Electronic Music Warp Reality at this French Festival

At this year’s electronic music and arts festival Transient, digital arts explore man vs. machine.
DJ Pangburn
12.28.16
Art

Enter a Hyperlink Gallery of Cutting Edge Videos

Transfer Gallery’s Kelani Nichole stacks a dozen videos in a single hyperlinked space.
DJ Pangburn
11.10.16
Art

An A.I. Curated a Magazine Using Image Recognition Technology

The A.I. known as EyeEm Vision reveals “the best, the hidden, the unseen” in the EyeEm photographic community.
DJ Pangburn
11.5.16
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