Research on artificial intelligence has taken major steps forward in recent years, especially
in terms of machine learning. This has led artists to probe the imaginations of neural networks to create strange new audiovisual works, while activists and journalists have used those same algorithms to organise and visualise stories that stem from social and new media. In his talk, Gene Kogan will examine this recent evolution and its progress from the perspective of a media artist and an independent researcher. He will speculate about the infusion of AI into our everyday devices, and their impacts on our interactions with technologies and with each other.