Are we the only ones that can be creative? Or might machines too have emotions, fall in love, have consciousness, create bold new art, literature and music? I’ll discuss all this and much much more.
Arthur I. Miller is the author of many critically acclaimed books, including the Pulitzer Prize-nominated Einstein, Picasso: Space, Time, and the Beauty that Causes Havoc (Basic Books, 2001); Insights of Genius: Imagery and Creativity in Science and Art (MIT Press, 2000); and Colliding Worlds: How Cutting-Edge Science is Redefining Contemporary Art (W. W. Norton, 2014). He regularly broadcasts, lectures, and curates exhibitions at the intersection of art and science, and has written for The Guardian, The New York Times and Wired. He is currently Emeritus Professor of the History and Philosophy of Science at University College London. His book on AI and creativity in art, literature and music, The Artist in the Machine: The World of AI-Powered Creativity, was published in fall 2019 by MIT Press. The paperback version appeared in November 2020. www.arthurimiller.com , www.collidingworlds.org , www.artistinthemachine.net
This is part of the Science Group Talks and needs to be booked separately from the Tuesday Lecture series.
Please book, free of charge, by 1pm on the day of the event. You will receive a zoom link on the afternoon of the event.