8 09, 2022

Artist wins Art Fair using painting created using A.I. image generator

By |2022-09-07T15:24:37+02:00September 8th, 2022|Creativity|0 Comments

It was inevitable. Not long after new Artificial Intelligence software began producing images based on users' text input, someone has now used it to win an art prize. Digital Artist James Allen recently won First Place at the Colorado State Fair digital art category, with this painting titled Théåtre D'opéra Spatial. Théåtre D'opéra Spatial, [...]

8 07, 2021

Podcast S5E123: Marcus du Sautoy – The Creativity Code

By |2021-07-08T15:37:13+02:00July 8th, 2021|Podcasts|0 Comments

In today's episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with Professor Marcus du Sautoy. Prof du Sautoy is widely known for his work to popularise mathematics, is the Charles Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science and author of the bestselling book The Creativity Code: Art and Innovation in the Age of [...]

10 12, 2020

Podcast S4E90: Greg Orme – The Human Edge

By |2020-12-18T23:41:58+01:00December 10th, 2020|Podcasts|0 Comments

In this episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with author Greg Orme. Greg's book The Human Edge was voted as the business book of the year. We speak about how artificial intelligence is changing the nature of work, and how people can improve their capabilities to stay relevant in the future. Topics [...]

15 10, 2020

Podcast S4E82: Shama Rahman – using AI to augment human intelligence & creativity

By |2020-09-28T12:55:35+02:00October 15th, 2020|Podcasts|0 Comments

In today's episode of the Idea to Value podcast, we speak with artist, neuroscience researcher and startup founder Dr Shama Rahman. We speak about how we are using Artificial Intelligence and mental models to better understand and even enhance our human intelligence and spark creativity in new ways. Topics covered in today's episode: 00:03:00 - [...]

6 08, 2018

A creative Artificial Intelligence has just created a short film by itself

By |2018-08-06T11:16:20+02:00August 6th, 2018|Creativity|0 Comments

I've said it before and I'll say it again. Computers are becoming creative. Before going any further, watch the short video above. It is a short film called Zone Out, it was created in only 48 hours by a director called Benjamin... ...and it is complete and utter garbage. But that isn't a problem, because [...]

8 10, 2017

Podcast #024 Prof Lav Varshney – How computers are becoming creative

By |2017-10-08T09:34:50+02:00October 8th, 2017|Podcasts|2 Comments

In this episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with Professor Lav Varshney from the University of Illinois about progress in the computational field of Artificial Creativity, whether there is a mathematical limit to creativity and whether a computer will ever write a symphony. It's a fascinating episode for anyone who wants to [...]

22 07, 2016

Will an intelligent computer ever be able to create art?

By |2016-11-04T10:37:51+01:00July 22nd, 2016|Inspiration|0 Comments

We are already seeing how Artificial Intelligence can begin to make creative projects, acting as a form of artificial creativity. But will it ever be able to truly create a piece of art? In the interesting video above, host Mike Rugnetta from the PBS Idea Channel discusses his interpretation of whether a computer is able [...]

16 03, 2016

AlphaGo beating Lee Sedol at Go is another milestone in AI

By |2016-11-04T10:38:15+01:00March 16th, 2016|News|1 Comment

Yesterday, an artificial intelligence programme called AlphaGo beat World Champion Lee Sedol at the ancient game of Go. Similar to Deep Blue's 1997 win over chess grandmaster Garry Kasparow, this signals another major milestone in the development of intelligent computers. The reason why this win is so important is due to the complexity of the [...]

11 03, 2016

Artificial creativity (A.C.): Can a computer be creative? It’s scarily close

By |2016-11-04T10:38:15+01:00March 11th, 2016|Creativity|1 Comment

In 2013, I wrote a breakthrough article on the nascent examples of computers beginning to generate ideas in a way similar to human creativity. Over the passing years, this ability has grown by leaps and bounds. Here I revisit the article with all-new evidence showing how close we are to artificial creativity. One of the [...]