Artificial Intelligence–a domain of technology that most people think belongs in futuristic science fiction–is making a lot of news of late. However, machines exceeding human performance is not something scheduled to happen in the future; it is already happening. Original article here.
Series: Can AI Create Art?
How much of art is within the reach of an AI-powered machine? We already use machines like violins and pianos to create art, but can a machine compose a new melody or create a new painting? Original article here.
A machine will not wait for inspiration, of course. And a machine does not grow up listening to stories, or learning to sing and dance during childhood. So the first step would be to show a machine what art is. Original article here.
Much of our music consumption is online: we download music, and listen to music online using services such as Spotify and Saavn. All this data about our consumption activities will eventually power the next wave of intelligence in machines, enabling them to create better, more original, more appealing art. Original article here.
For a machine to write enduring, appealing literature, it needs to first work out what to write about. This might seem impossible, since a machine cannot have any experiences of its own, but ultimately, such experiences are simply data points. Original article here.
In our quest to make machines that are human-like in intelligence, it is perhaps essential that, along the way, machines engage in quintessentially human activities such as the creation of art. Original article here.