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Re: Art is dead

Post by Sean Hayden » Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:24 am

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I suspect the latter - with no actual knowledge of the programming involved. Artistic creation assumes some sort of inspiration - often out of the blue - a confluence of skill, ability, imagination and flare. Programming an engine to win a game - however complex - doesn't seem to me to be that at all.

Unless of course they can now code for imagination and flare..
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Post by cronus » Wed Jun 13, 2018 3:10 am

There's a lot of hubris in AI research at the moment on account of a breakthrough that might make it better at doing a particular task with big data. Basically a powered-up expert system that's been around for decades. Could make it better at randomly creating in the style of a artist whose works are numerous like a Picasso, and even then a human would be required to choose between 'interesting' and banal cos the AI wouldn't know.
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Post by pErvinalia » Wed Jun 13, 2018 3:11 am

Like randomly creating posts like yours? But then you'd be a redundant system, Crump.
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Re: Art is dead

Post by cronus » Wed Jun 13, 2018 3:15 am

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Like randomly creating posts like yours? But then you'd be a redundant system, Crump.
Everything is random. Some don't know this yet.
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Re: Art is dead

Post by laklak » Wed Jun 13, 2018 3:18 am

No. God plans it all, down to the last belch and fart. Not a sparrow falls.

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Re: Art is dead

Post by cronus » Wed Jun 13, 2018 3:40 am

laklak wrote:
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No. God plans it all, down to the last belch and fart. Not a sparrow falls.
'God holds the trump card but it takes a china-man to let wind in the proper manner' - that's a ancient welsh proverb.
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Post by laklak » Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:32 pm

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Re: Art is dead

Post by pErvinalia » Wed Jun 13, 2018 10:19 pm

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