Ai-Da’s drawings are fed into AI algorithms to create summary artwork. The AI robotic, invented using gallery director Aidan Meller, can draw things from lifestyles using a built-in digital camera, a mechanical arm developed at Leeds University, and algorithms evolved by using scientists at Oxford. To draw, the digital camera evaluates the object in front of it. It creates a virtual path fed into a route execution set of rules that produce actual-area coordinates for the robotic arm. Photo via Nicky Johnston.
Ai-Da is a humanoid robot with artificial intelligence and mechanical arms. Facial-popularity technology lets her draw pencil snapshots of people via scanning their capabilities with the cameras in her eyes and using the robotic arm to map them on paper. To create artwork, Ai-Da’s drawings are fed into AI algorithms that interact with the Cartesian aircraft to devise them alongside two axes and create abstract variations of her artwork. A 3-d-published sculpture of a bee was created by combining a drawing Ai-Da did of a micro-CT scan of an actual-life bee made with the aid of professor Javier Alba-Tercedor. This drawing turned fed into an AI Bees Algorithm that used swarm intelligence to interpret the coordinates of the drawing.
The exhibition, called Unsecured Futures, also sees Ai-Da carry out. She begins with pencil sketches before switching to paint and clay. “The exhibition questions our dating with the era and the natural international through providing how AI and new technologies may be simultaneously an innovative, disruptive, and negative pressure within our society,” said the gallery. “As a humanoid robot, she is an artwork item in herself, raising questions surrounding biotechnology and trans-humanism,” it introduced.
Other latest exhibitions exploring robots and AI encompass a set up full of white spheres programmed to transport as if they had their personal personalities and a gaggle of robotic fingers programmed to act like a percent of animals.
Unsecured Futures is on show at St John’s College, The Barn Gallery, St Giles, Oxford, from 12 June till 6 July 2019.
Photography is by Victor Frankowski unless in any other case said.
The Simulated Universe argument suggests that the universe we inhabit is an elaborate emulation of the real universe. Everything, including people, animals, plants, and bacteria, is part of the simulation. This also extends further than Earth. The argument suggests that all the planets, asteroids, comets, stars, galaxies, black holes, and nebula are also part of the simulation. In fact, the entire Universe is a simulation running inside an extremely advanced computer system designed by a super-intelligent species that live in a parent universe. In this article, I provide an exposition of the Simulated Universe argument and explain why some philosophers believe that there is a high possibility that we exist in a simulation. I will then discuss the evidence that we would need to determine whether we exist in a simulation. Finally, I will describe two objections to the argument before concluding that we should reject the Simulated Universe argument while interesting.
The possibility that we exist in a simulated universe is derived from the idea that a computer can simulate anything that behaves like a computer. A computer can simulate any mechanistic system that follows a pre-defined series of rules. Now, because the Universe is a rule-following system that operates according to a finite set of physical laws that we can understand, it follows that a computer can simulate it.