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Google Eye Google Mind

Daniel Maidman | Posted 07.27.2015 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

I experienced a sinking feeling, a mix of fear, futility and recognition, when I first saw the images generated by Google's artificial neural net, now dubbed Deep Dream.

Gravity

Francis Levy | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Francis Levy

Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity is a neo-realist epic masking as science fiction. Seeing it makes one think of Michelangelo Antonioni and the artist Giorgio...

The Applied Science of Andy Moses (Video)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 05.25.2013 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

In Moses' convex and concave artworks there is a hallucinatory cartography in his flow paintings that Moses painstakingly conceives in his studio. This also involves the laborious process of keeping fly's and bugs off his paintings during the drying process.

Steamed About 'Cultural Vegetables'

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.04.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I was bemused when Dan Kois wrote his "aw shucks" piece in the New York Times in April about how, sometimes, he just can't get with the program when i...

(R)evolution in Film: Black Swan

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

Female artists are generally incensed by the portrayal of female sexuality in Black Swan, often asking, "Why does a woman still need to use her sexuality to move ahead in her career?"