In this week’s Creative AI podcast Jon and Nina talk with former neuroscientist and now design PhD researcher, Hannah Korsmeyer to discuss issues of bias in AI. Using Hannah’s research intervention “Gendertron” they examine how playful AI devices can be used to start conversations around issues and assumptions about gender and other biases in AI and technology.
In this week’s Creative AI podcast Jon and Nina chat with computer artist Andy Lomas on the topic of artistic collaboration with AI. Andy talks about his work and the collaboration with SensiLab’s Creative AI team on his “Species Explorer” Software and look at some of the roles AI can play to help artists exploit complex generative systems.
In this week’s Creative AI podcast we discuss emotional artificial intelligence. Affective computing, artificial emotional intelligence, emotional AI is a rapidly growing field. Can machines understand our emotions? Would you relate better to a AI if it displayed more emotion? Can you really tell a person’s emotion by looking at their facial expressions, tone of voice or body language? Our team looks at the more optimistic and sinister uses of AI technology in understanding human emotion.
In this week’s Creative AI podcast we discuss the rise of AI generated music and its impact on music composition and production commercially. While algorithmic approaches to music generation have been studied in academia for many decades, over the last few years a growing number of commercial startups have formed around offering “AI” assistance to composition and production. Our team unpacks some of the major issues around automated music generation and comments on the state-of-the-art.
The Creative AI group at SensiLab meets every week to talk about our research topics. These meetings often turn into discussions on various aspects of Creative AI. News, events, history and opinions are raised and debated. Starting this week we have begun recording highlights of this discussion in the hope that it sparks some input from the wider community.