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FTFY: Fixed That For You

9 EpisodesProduced by SegmentWebsite

Do you make, break, and tinker with things? Are you a seeker of unconventional wisdom? Do you think in algorithms? Then welcome to FTFY, also known as Fixed That For You—a show about solving problems with data and algorithms. When we say Fixed That For You, we don’t mean it in that sometimes-snarky,… read more

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Data vs. Da Vinci

10,000 tulips, the price of Bitcoin, and competing computers. On this episode of 'Fixed That For You' we ask “Can a computer make art?” If that sounds too philosophical, just remember, artificial intelligence is trying to save us time by doing the repetitive jobs we hate. Artist Anna Ridler goes from writing simple formulas in Excel to directing a Generative Adversarial Network that creates a dynamic art installation.

'Fixed That For You' is an original podcast from Segment. For more on the series go to fixedthatforyou.com.

See how Anna uses AI to bring “tulipmania” into the future with her latest installation called, Mosaic Virus. You can also read more about this unique technique on how Anna brings life drawing and machine learning together.

Curious to learn more about artificial intelligence and how it views the world? Watch this video on “What the world looks like to an algorithm.

Want to geek out more on GANs? Here’s a beginner’s guide on everything you need to know about generative adversarial networks.

Karen Hao is the artificial intelligence reporter for MIT Technology Review and lends her expertise to this episode. Read Karen’s latest published articles here.

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