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Ed Finn
Director, Center for Science and the Imagination, Arizona

Ed Finn is the founding director of the Center for Science and the Imagination at Arizona State University where he is an assistant professor in the School of Arts, Media and Engineering and the Department of English. He also serves as the academic director of Future Tense, a partnership between ASU, New America and Slate Magazine, and a co-director of Emerge, an annual festival of art, ideas and the future. He is the author of What Algorithms Want: Imagination in the Age of Computing (2017) and co-editor of Frankenstein: Annotated for Scientists, Engineers and Creators of All Kinds (2017).

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Essay/Computing & Artificial Intelligence
Art by algorithm

From book critiques to music choices, computation is changing aesthetics. Does increasingly average perfection lie ahead?

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