The Neural Aesthetic @ ITP-NYU, Spring 2019

Syllabus        Lectures

31 Jan 2019
Art, autonomy, and AI
Description
  • The idea of the artificial autonomous artist
  • The whole class "in 60 minutes"
Practical
Supplementary / links
07 Feb 2019
Multiplayer games & crowd-sourced art
Description
  • Artificial life and early computational arts
  • The hive mind: crowd-sourced art projects
Practical
Supplementary / links
14 Feb 2019
Generative models
Description
  • GANs, autoencoders, oh my
  • Multiplexing deep generative models
Practical
Supplementary / links
21 Feb 2019
Decentralized AI
Description
  • Taking the machine out of machine learning
  • Data and compute markets
  • OpenMined, TrueBit, and Ocean protocols
Practical
Supplementary / links
28 Feb 2019
The collective imagination I
Description
  • Putting the pieces together
Practical
Supplementary / links
07 Mar 2019
The collective imagination II
Description
  • Putting the pieces together
Practical
Supplementary / links
14 Mar 2019
Genesis
Description
  • Summoning our AAA
Practical
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