Google’s Computers Are Making Thousands as Artists

If art is what makes us human, how come Google’s bots can do it too? Google’s artificial intelligence, or shall I say “painters,” raked in thousands for charity over the weekend in San Francisco at an art show called “DeepDream: The art of neural networks.” The computers weren’t working completely alone though. A team of researchers and artists from Research at Google fed them images to produce the art. For more on robots, watch: Then the computers set to work, creating pictures of spiraling vortexes and psychedelic-looking towers, morphing animal faces, and colorful landscapes. At the auction Friday night, the priciest of the 29 artworks went for as much as $8,000, The Wall Street Journal reports. (If you want to see the Google robotic “artists” in action, you can generate…


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