Putting the art into artificial intelligence as a critic robot tours Quai Branly in Paris

“We are developing different robots with different tastes – artificial tastes – and we are trying to see if they can explore the world around them in more interesting ways” Visitors to Paris’ Quai Branly museum of indigenous art might be surprised to bump into an unusual looking guest: it may not look like one, but this little robot in a bowler hat is an art critic. It is programmed to record the reactions of visitors to works of art and then use the data to develop its own taste, which it expresses with a simple smile or a frown. Named Berenson after the American art critic Bernard Berenson, it is the brainchild of robotics engineer Philippe Gaussier and anthropologist Denis Vidal. “It adapts itself to its environment on the…


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