"Robots Can’t Dance" by James Yang for Nautilus Art Print

Art Print

"Robots Can’t Dance" by James Yang for Nautilus

by Nautilus
$31.00
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Collect your choice of gallery quality Giclée, or fine art prints custom trimmed by hand in a variety of sizes with a white border for framing.

ABOUT THE ART

Robots Can’t Dance: Why the singularity is greatly exaggerated.
By Jeanne Carstensen

Illustration by James Yang

Can a robot be creative? Advances in cloud robotics—machines connected to supercomputers in the cloud—have given self-driving cars, surgical robots, and other “smart” devices tremendous powers of computation. But can a robot, even one supercharged with artificial intelligence, be creative? Will a mechanical Picasso paint among us?

Ken Goldberg is the ideal person to ask. For one thing, when he was getting his Ph.D. in computer science at Carnegie Mellon University, Goldberg built a robot that painted. For another, Goldberg, 53, is a computer engineer, roboticist, and artist himself. He grew up in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, where he forged his creative path. “I was an outsider, at odds with what other kids were doing, and became very interested in art,” he says.

Read more at: http://nautil.us/issue/20/creativity/robots-cant-dance

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