ARTH2165: the role of myth in AI

Dr. Ben Swift

07 May '18

first, tell me about yourselves

style transfer

a black box?

deep dream

AI == deep learning



what is this deep magic?

but how?

what are the folk theories about how this works?

what have you heard on the grapevine?

let's do some maths

Mario Klingemann


how do we talk about this stuff?

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where’s the authorship?

where’s the agency?

is it gonna take our jobs?

are you more or less worried than before?

how does this even work?