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computational ar̹͒ti͙̕s̼͒t. curious. philomath. algorithm∩ritual. science∩spirituality. PhD AI/ML expressive human-machine interaction. I like to touch people.

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@therourke @distillpub @hardmaru Deepminds wavenet (for audio) takes a departure from rnns altogether, by using so… https://t.co/LMKiAIsWiC @therourke @distillpub @hardmaru But Alex Graves' 2013 paper "generating seqs with rnns" is really the master resource. @therourke @distillpub @hardmaru 's sketchrnn is a nice departure from traditional (pixel based) image models, by r… https://t.co/lFx1baLW1K @therourke So anything rnn/lstm related is essentially dealing with time. Attention is a very interesting concept o… https://t.co/eGJRljb1tt @therourke Arguably all sequence models are abt time. In that case there's SO much writing. Of particular interest… https://t.co/RHCmIT4To8
10/15
2019
[Christopher Columbus arriving in Hell] Columbus: I’m the first person here! I discovered this!
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10/14
2019
https://t.co/WLIJjJIP1P#SimpleHarmonicMotion at the Czech museum of music in Prague @signalfestival #signalfestival2019 https://t.co/R2P8IV50vaThe church for rhythmic pleasure & algorithmic submission is open for worship #signalfestival2019 https://t.co/w0Tgyhl4V5 @therourke Obvs https://t.co/aU6tBEYFMu @Macroscopist you really know how to use the social medias :)
10/10
2019
@SimonGColton No to the society that worships a 'hero'. Yes to the undervalued labour, ideas, influence & support a… https://t.co/UUh8Kh8XFH @SimonGColton Im talking abt exactly that situation where everybody (who wishes) is an artist. But doesn't need to… https://t.co/HfbhKWGmE6 @glagolista @abraham_ai_ Oh i still haven't read that 🤦‍♂️'Human nature' can only provide explanations, not justifications. Only *real* limits are laws of physics. It only t… https://t.co/DiwRPj8yVJ @glagolista evolve to be able to comprehend & appreciate on scale, how vast networks of skills interact & influence… https://t.co/idgMrePEsH @glagolista again, this is an explanation, not a justification :) Today, that is very true. But it's not a fundamen… https://t.co/VaBwhU5oIO @gersart to be able to slot ppl into value positions, so we can reward (or punish) accordingly. This may seem inesc… https://t.co/hImwd8EgpV @gersart you're probably jk, but this ex is exactly the "can't imagine" & "need" I'm referring to. The language we… https://t.co/mhnLtJDOf2 @pfau @Horse_ebooks Im not denying that. But thats just an explanation, not a justification. I dream that we apprec… https://t.co/4QJuyv3bfII do hope one day 'authorship' will not exist - bc it *won't matter*. Things are brought into existence, by persons… https://t.co/UNdcjL7shMworld without it. B/c it would require a complete overhaul of the way our world functions, our values, our desperat… https://t.co/GzIctOHi2yFTR it's not that I think computers *are* 'authors in their own right', it's just that I think the concept of 'auth… https://t.co/0Xw4xzR7CC(Yes I did intend to type 'fetishistic' too. But my autocorrect changed it to 'geriatric'. And I thought hey that a… https://t.co/WUt0EZJWOEPeople really want to believe that humans are making art on their own. It's kind of bizarre and geriatric. https://t.co/kT1HwjUh0i @theharrysayers (the language itself is easy, but learning abt the ecosystem, tools, way of working most productive… https://t.co/dxvJd76wPT @theharrysayers yup. you'll have to learn, but it's one of the easier languages to get into (doesn't mean it's easy… https://t.co/woJ1t4fINo @theharrysayers Sorry just seeing this. I would not recommend ofxMSATensorFlow as starting pt :) def start w python… https://t.co/LaSuBRWDonI always comment my code😊, so when I look at code I wrote yrs ago, I can understand it. And my reaction is often WT… https://t.co/sml11SXgNk
10/9
2019
Blimey! I made the @guardian online and print! 😱 will post more pics of finished piece soon.thabks for all the supp… https://t.co/n2WES5M9n0
Retweeted by M̸e̵h̶m̸e̸t̶ ̴S̴e̷l̴i̷m̸ ̵A̸k̶t̴e̷n̶ @AkiyoshiKitaoka Oh sorry I'd meant the name of the perceptual phenomena. Eg rotating snakes exploits peripheral dr… https://t.co/dzChluv652 @_jameshatfield_ @AkiyoshiKitaoka Hey, thx. Sorry I'd meant the name of the illusory phenomena, the physiological… https://t.co/VeefW87Gvh @AkiyoshiKitaoka Is there a name for this effect? And is there a paper / article explaining why we can see it in motion but not static? @hardmaru In case this whole google / AI thing fizzles out, it's good to have a alternative career options 😎👍
10/7
2019
This one is incredible! Such a strong effect, especially when shaking my phone. Even carries on wobbling a bit afte… https://t.co/Y0BB7e1E0p
10/6
2019
@doriantaylor @lifewinning This felt oddly relevant https://t.co/JGz55kwabk @therourke Damn, low frame rate is just asking to be optical flow interpolation warped ⚠️many ppl asking abt sound. It is generative but not fully automated: 1 python (opencv, librosa, skvideo, lws, scipy… https://t.co/PT5D4ac827 @artnome you nailed it with the v important detail of 'wild west'! I'm actually getting goosebumps reminiscing abt… https://t.co/ZA9NN3G625 @artnome see now I have this stuck on loop in my head! both visually and sonically :) (in case time link doesn't wo… https://t.co/3dISIT6quL @artnome we see things not as they are, but as we are ;) @Grady_Booch we see things not as they are, but as we are ;) @glagolista very agree! Too tempting to make infinitely detailed but semantically homogeneous work. Like a forest w… https://t.co/GN5uTvPAvkSo I twisted my knee a while ago (jumping in too shallow sea, then having to swim half a km back to shore 🏊‍♂️). No… https://t.co/N24FO2IJmX
10/5
2019
Secrets of #AI. Far from trying to nick your job, they’re busy making art, music and poetry! For more, far more, se… https://t.co/VDFjJjc8PQ
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10/4
2019
@cgwtf But ... 😭 https://t.co/dcbfme9lBL @pixlpa I often think when I get angry at my dog after it runs off after a squirrel, maybe it thinks I'm angry b/c… https://t.co/AW5kk8c7wn
10/3
2019
I have #issues #gothscreenshots https://t.co/Eg5Y1BCzScI'm pretty sure these hooded crows in #Istanbul didn't used do this with walnuts when I was a kid. Maybe they've be… https://t.co/LDmlHCAIeY @ArthurIMiller Sorry I couldn't be there! Hope it went well. Greetings from Istanbul!
10/2
2019
@karmakomik Yes I really enjoyed it too. I actually found it the most 'factual' of the three books. Soul of an octo… https://t.co/hcH4LSpQ7i @_johnoshea 🦑👍👋I don't know why, but I just thought of that scene in #prometheus where that woman gave birth to a #squid and then… https://t.co/ldGXsM8aF8 @Flexi23 @depechemode wow thx for reminding me!, this is lyrically & visually absolutely perfect to include in the… https://t.co/TXSgSvFC3F
10/1
2019
I know people compose and write and make art on the road, on planes/trains etc but I was once doing a show with Ton… https://t.co/oQtPDxuDro
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9/30
2019
Was pretty incredible to see & hear @maxcoopermax @BarbicanCentre last night, and see my work ~60m wide (with an am… https://t.co/dPpgGXzc5jBrexiters accidentally winning the referendum https://t.co/kaHxFNnv20
Retweeted by M̸e̵h̶m̸e̸t̶ ̴S̴e̷l̴i̷m̸ ̵A̸k̶t̴e̷n̶ @mrbenjaminlaw Most fascinating thing abt this story, is that according to Roy, France separated from 'the mainland… https://t.co/0ZTwr2iBDTBeen painting in #Shoreditch this weekend for @ExtinctionR! Will be there today and next weekend - come visit me!… https://t.co/WgF6ZATf1I
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9/29
2019
Today (Saturday) at 3pm, @TateExchange as part of @hyphen_labs #higherresolution I'll be sharing some thoughts on m… https://t.co/KjdrmkSMX9
9/28
2019
It was my bday recently & as master of procrastination I made this. Finally #AI technology is catching up w my drea… https://t.co/F0PCwMeoX7 @irinimalliaraki @harari_yuval also talks about how wheat domesticated humans in order to achieve quite a dominant status on the planet. @irinimalliaraki @samim @MendelKaelen Yes this is so interesting! @glagolista Lol the way the mind works! Im looking at this on a small screen on my phone, and couldn't figure out w… https://t.co/ut6U6B91uf
9/26
2019
@Drokeby @rossgoodwin @leraboroditsky has many nice talks on this particular subject! @osageev @Drokeby @rossgoodwin Music & other forms of art can be very effective ways of reaching those points in the cracks between words. @rossgoodwin Instead we use word combos to narrow down, push & pull the desired location in semantic space. Extra w… https://t.co/nqweSZBOVO @rossgoodwin it's almost like each word spans a region in a high dim space of meaning (sound familiar? :), & to con… https://t.co/pYctVxi4yl @rossgoodwin Also regarding continuous representations, i often think of the landscape covered by the words concern… https://t.co/CZeaStonVY @rossgoodwin Reminded of Haraway :) It matters what matters we use to think other matters with; it matters what sto… https://t.co/D57F5qBwXR @rossgoodwin Yes totally. Individual words are brutal butcherings, each one a course representation covering vast e… https://t.co/uBsffJ7qsr
9/25
2019
@rossgoodwin e.) An ancient technological artifact of brutal butchering, categorisation, flattening and freezing of… https://t.co/yJmjZsv3iYIt helps us shift perspective, to see, understand, feel and embody new modes of being. Perhaps now, more urgent than ever.And in situations where we don’t have direct access to a desired mental or emotional state, we resort to ritual. Be… https://t.co/YXlubXVmNLWe see things not as they are, but as we are. And this makes empathy and compassion more difficult than we might re… https://t.co/2lGrLH4137How do we reconcile spirituality and ritual with science and technology in our age of materialism, technological su… https://t.co/6udBat5jgmHow do we find meaning as we navigate our increasingly digitized and mediated complex world? How do we connect with… https://t.co/PXHA8T2H2mI'm so excited to be part of this incredible 2-week program put together by @hyphen_labs @carolinesinders. I'll be… https://t.co/pLoIJ0M4cB#ArtificialIntelligence enabling 500 megapixel cloud camera system able to capture thousands of faces at a stadium… https://t.co/uLSF7WzL8aArt is! #actnow @UNDP @UNDPClimate #ClimateActionNow https://t.co/IW5v3KLc4k https://t.co/iOfvEu3aec
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9/24
2019
@Macroscopist She's incredible.Yes, this is real rsrch that is happening. Justified as crucial for autonomous car safety, to see around corners; b… https://t.co/jmn7tVHRur
9/23
2019
@stew_rtsmith Perfect settingSuper Rich Interior Decoration https://t.co/rbybzkRVEM#hottake. Ari Folman's The #Congress is the #ThePrincessBride remake the world needs. Thanks for coming to my TED t… https://t.co/EJb7I2TJGo @wheresaddie @kenricmcdowell @jamespowderly Preach, sister \\(>_<)// @irinimalliaraki This headline is good if it ends before 'connecting'. "Microsoft AI is featured in a unique exhibi… https://t.co/gnxEnqD1W8 @wheresaddie @kenricmcdowell @jamespowderly Yeeeeesssssss :) purpose, meaning, direction, truth, sacrifice, salvation. @kenricmcdowell @wheresaddie @jamespowderly An easy ex is VW scandal. Ofc order came from management, w chain of cm… https://t.co/uQoXBSjDTs @kenricmcdowell @wheresaddie @jamespowderly there's an Ursula Franklin passage I refer to often, regarding the enor… https://t.co/yprzTbYhkw(Peak feeling old today btw, when a guy came up to me and asked "hey are you Memo?", I said yes, he said "oh cool,… https://t.co/kMNhiIFQFFand to reflect on other minds, and other souls; our position in the world, and the nature of our relationships with… https://t.co/ilp3ZriNggUnsurprisingly, none of these books are rly abt #cephalopods, but invite us to relinquish that last bastion of hope… https://t.co/3tvNVKHB4n
9/22
2019

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