Learning from Machines: Conversations with Artists about Machine Learning

Introduction

The Trouble with Learning

Figure 1. Conversational Framework for learning © Diana Laurillard, 2002. Used with permission.

What is ‘Learning’ in Machine Learning?

Fall of the House of Usher (2017) by Anna Ridler. Used with permission.

Where is the Machine?

Figure 3: The Monistic Almanac (2018) by David Benqué. Used with permission.
Gymnopaedia App by Erik Lintunen. Used with permission.
Figure 4: Heaven to the Cloud (2019) by Jesse Cahn-Thompson. Used with permission.

Learning as Conversation

The Level of Descriptions

The Level of Actions

Observation

Machine Learning as Art, not Science

Conclusion

References

Acknowledgements

--

--

--

Artist & researcher. http://increasinglyunclear.world

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Kevin Walker

Kevin Walker

Artist & researcher. http://increasinglyunclear.world

More from Medium

In the eyes of a machine

There are some amazing applications of deep learning out there, but it can be tricky to apply it…

The Curious Case of Artificial Intelligence in AI Art & Artists | Vacuum

Peering into humanity through music