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Google’s Computers Paint Like Van Gogh, and the Art Sells for Thousands

Google is trying to make art freaks out of computer geeks.<p>Alphabet Inc.’s Google put on an art show and auction in San Francisco on Friday, displaying works created by computers, with some guidance from humans. The images on display included psychedelic seascapes, van Gogh-inspired forests and …

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Art and technology make each other better—so why do we make ourselves choose?

Growing up, I had two favorite things.<p>I loved art.<p>And I loved science.<p>I was always made to feel that these two interests were unrelated. I had art class at school. I had science class at school. Sometimes I did watercolors on the weekend. Sometimes I taught myself programming on the weekend.<p>And …

Comic Books

Ethics went out the window when media mobbed the San Bernardino shooters' apartment

Anderson Cooper has been punched while reporting in Egypt and experienced the worst of Hurricane Katrina, but even that couldn't prepare him for the …

Diving Into The Ethics Of The Technology Behind Designer Babies

Scientists weigh in on new advancements in manipulating human genes.<p>Aldous Huxley’s <i>Brave New World</i> tells the story of a government that manipulates people’s genes to deepen the divides between social classes, creating a race of superhumans and a race of slaves. Today, a revolutionary technology …

Genetics

Can robots truly be creative and use their imagination?

Two scientists and two artists give the answers you might not expect<p>DAVID COPE<p><b>Composer, author and professor emeritus of music at the University of California, Santa Cruz</b><p>I define creativity as the association between two ideas that one would not ordinarily consider a reasonable one to make but that …

Artificial Intelligence

6 Mental Habits That Will Wear You Down

Do you struggle with self-doubt and self-defeating habits?<p>Do you want to feel more confident about yourself and what you have to offer?<p>Do you focus …