How Microsoft is partnering with Tate Britain to prove AI has a place in a world of ‘warm emotion’

Microsoft hopes to show that artificial intelligence can extend beyond “the cold world of computers” by working alongside Tate Britain to sponsor the artistic IK Prize 2016 – the winner of which devised an AI algorithm that pairs the Tate’s historic art collection with modern photojournalism from Reuters’ archive. The IK Prize is presented annually by Tate to a team, company or individual that uses digital technology to explore art on display at Tate Britain and on its website. Microsoft is partnering to support the award process and work creation for the first time. This year’s winner – dubbed Recognition – is the work of Italian-based communication research centre Fabrica, which has partnered with Microsoft’s Cognitive Services to bring their concept to life and will, over the next three months,…


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