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Meet AICAN, a machine that operates as an autonomous artist

‘Psychedelic,’ an image created by the algorithm AICAN. Ahmed Elgammal, Author provided When artificial intelligence has been used to create works of art, a human artist has always exerted a significant element of control over…

When the line between machine and artist becomes blurred

Mario Klingemann’s ‘Neural Glitch Portrait 153552770’ was created using a generative adversarial network. Mario Klingemann, Author provided With AI becoming incorporated into more aspects of our daily lives, from writing to driving, it’s only natural…

Neil Armstrong and the America that could have been

Those mesmerized by NASA’s accomplishments and ambitions wanted so much more out of the reticent Armstrong. AP Photo According to a Gallup Poll from 1999, only 50 percent of those surveyed could even name Neil…

Brett Kavanaugh goes to the movies

Scenes from ‘Grease 2’ that may have garnered laughs in the 1980s are cringe-worthy by today’s standards. Paramount Pictures I’m a film studies professor, so when I first saw an image of Supreme Court nominee…