artificial intelligence

6 08, 2018

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

By |2018-08-06T11:16:20+11:00August 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 [...]

14 05, 2018

Google Duplex A.I. envisions a future where you are fooled into speaking with robots

By |2018-05-14T10:00:30+11:00May 14th, 2018|Curiosity|0 Comments

What would happen if you got a phone call asking to make an appointment at your business? The person on the other end of the line was friendly and held a completely normal conversation where they answered all of your questions as you would expect. Would you ever even think about whether you might be [...]

8 10, 2017

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

By |2017-10-08T09:34:50+11:00October 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+11:00July 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 [...]

20 05, 2016

How Silicon Valley innovates by letting anyone access their tech

By |2016-11-04T10:38:04+11:00May 20th, 2016|Innovation|1 Comment

Silicon Valley is home to some of the biggest and most innovative companies in the world. But what most people know is that over the past 10 years, many of them have fundamentally changed their strategy, allowing anyone and everyone to access their most advanced technology, often for free. When I was growing up, the [...]

16 03, 2016

AlphaGo beating Lee Sedol at Go is another milestone in AI

By |2016-11-04T10:38:15+11:00March 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 [...]