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Digital Humans in Marketing

Digital humans and avatars have become an increasingly popular marketing tool in recent years. With the growth of technology, digital humans can now mimic human behavior and emotions, making them a powerful marketing tool that is here to stay. “Virtual influencers” have the potential to revolutionize the way brands interact with consumers. With digital humans, …

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History of AI

1943: Warren McCulloch and Walter Pitts publish “A Logical Calculus of the Ideas Immanent in Nervous Activity,” which lays the foundations for neural networks. (January) 1956: John McCarthy coins the term “artificial intelligence” and organizes a conference on the topic at Dartmouth College. (July) 1952: Alan Turing publishes “Computing Machinery and Intelligence,” in which he …

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Lee McCarthy: Utilitarian Utopias

Lee McCarthy (she/they) explores social relationships in the age of surveillance, automation, and algorithmic living, artist Lauren. McCarthy, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) alum, finds the “grey area” where technology, art, and life merge to be fascinating. She is the inventor of p5.js, an online open source programming language with over 1.5 million users …

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Lucas Gutierrez: Dystopias and Chaotic Metaphysics

Lucas Gutierrez is an Argentinean industrial designer and digital artist who has experimented in a variety of mediums, such as audiovisual performances, and video art projects that explore the new paradigms in digital culture. He is deeply immersed in the remix culture, mixing influences from various contexts, such as post-work anthropology and abstract quotes from …

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