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Codepunk 044: Artificial Intelligence and the Meaning of Art

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Codepunk 044: Artificial Intelligence and the Meaning of Art

Artificial intelligence algorithms have been making the news recently when it comes to the production of art--whether paintings, fiction, or the photography of human beings that don't actually exist. With the humanities as possibly the last bastion of non-automated, human-centered exploration, do these encroachments portend an end to human-dominated creativity, or are we just confusing what the word "art" means?

In this episode, we take a look at recent news about artificial intelligence in the realm of art, and discuss what art actually means, and whether or not machines are truly capable of it.

(Photo by Fabrice Florin)

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