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Autonomous cars are still a ways off⁠—but autonomous boats are in Amerstdam's canals. In his new book, The Creativity Code, Marcus du Sautoy looks at the state of the art in AI creativity. Introducing GLITCH, the world's first AI fashion brand.
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Autonomous cars are still a ways off⁠—but autonomous boats?

MIT professor Daniela Rus explains how she's helped devise a group of self-driving boats, called "roboats," for Amsterdam's canals: boats that can not only carry items, but connect together to form impromptu platforms and bridges.

AI and the secrets of human creativity (book interview)

Marcus du Sautoy is an award-winning mathematician, as well as a trumpeter and actor in an experimental theatre troupe. So he's well-suited to explore the use of algorithms in the creative process. In his new book, The Creativity Code, he looks at the state of the art in AI creativity.

New clothing line's top designer is AI

Emily Salvador and Pinar Yanardag are computer scientists turned fashion designers at the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts. They are the creators of GLITCH, a new clothing line whose designs are created by machine learning algorithms.

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