AI & Creativity – Martin Pichlmair: Creative Challenges in Artificial Intelligence

Recent years have shown incredible progress within the field of artificial intelligence. Especially the domain of machine learning has achieved a number of remarkable milestones. Computers suddenly can beat humans at Go, can create credible portraits of people who do not exist, and can appear sentient enough to seemingly hire a lawyer. What does this mean for art and creativity? How will a future look in which human creators work hand in hand with machines of loving grace? On this journey to new forms of creative expression, we will encounter ethical challenges and cross some legal minefields, to arrive at new perspectives on creativity.