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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 [...]

11 03, 2016

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

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