Here you can find some helpful resources on 

artificial life & intelligence

 in form of books, articles, videos, tools and beyond!

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Article: Taking Virtual Reality for a Test Drive” by Patricia Marx

Dive into the author’s experiences with Oculus Rift.

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Video channel: Two Minute Papers

This channel from TU Vienna focuses on the various applications of Artificial Intelligence in very short, easy-to-understand videos.

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Article: “The Darkness at the End of the Tunnel: Artificial Intelligence and Neoreaction” by Shuja Haider

In this article, the author balances the pros and cons of new technologies and stresses how misuse may lead to serious increases in class disparaties.

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Project: “Machine Hallucination” by Refik Anadol

Catch a glimpse of the amazing mediascape set up at Artechouse using artificial intelligence in 2020.

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Article: “The Post Corona World” by Matthias Horx

The futurologist shares his dystopian ideas for the aftermath of the global pandemic.

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Article: “Learning from the Virus” by Paul B. Preciado

Interdisciplinary scholar Paul B. Preciado examines the biopolitics of the global pandemic under the lens of Michel Foucault’s Discipline and Punish and his own research of the Playboy Mansion.

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Video lecture: Keynote lecture at Dezeen Day 2019 by Liam Young

BAFTA-nominee, filmmaker, and self-proclaimed “speculative architect” Liam Young makes a case for world building in order to build fictional futures.

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Article: “Algorithms in Crises: When Context Matters” by Vasant Dhar

A careful examination of the challenges that developers and users of algorithm-based AI systems might face in times of crisis.

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Tool: Creative Tools to Generate AI Art

A great collection of various tools drawing on artificial intelligence, from generating images using Deep Dream to creating hybrid instruments with Synth Sound Maker.

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Article: “Robots and Racism” by Bartneck et al.

Why are almost all robots white? This question marked the beginning of a study on racialized robots using an extended version of the social psychological shooter bias paradigm.

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Article: “The History of AI in a Nutshell – All in Plain English” by Raji Ayinla

A very short and easy-to-read introduction to the development of artificial intelligence.

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Article: “Big other: surveillance capitalism and the prospects of an information civilization” by Shoshana Zuboff

Economist and social psychologist Shoshana Zuboff investigates the institutionalising practices and operational assumptions of Google, leading to so-called “surveillance capitalism”.

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Book: “Make your own Neural Network” by AndrewNg-ML

Create your own neural network using this easy-to-understand guide and a Raspberry Pi!

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Video lecture: “A Bag of Beliefs” A Symposium on Art and technology with Ian Cheng

Artist Ian Cheng talks about his work on digital ecologies and the simulation of life at the Moderna Museet in Stockholm.

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Article: “Defining AI Arts – Three Proposals” by Lev Manovich

New media-old hand Lev Manovich suggests three principals in order to understand AI art as contemporary art.

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Text project: “How to Everything” by Theo Triantafyllidis

A live simulation of, well, everything by digital artist and filmmaker Theo Triantafyllidis as an experimental text project.

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