Sam Winslow

Beauty in the Time of Algorithms

May. 15, 2020

Beauty in the Time of Algorithms

For Cultural History of the Screen (with J. LaRiviere, NYU)

Can a computer vision system comprehend beauty? What heuristics are available at the cutting edge of machine learning, how are they currently being used to answer this question, and what primary research might I be able to do without being an expert in vector calculus? What are the cultural and relational characteristics of beauty that make it so difficult to come up with a single set of parameters to describe it?

Beauty in the Time of Algorithms

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