Peter is a philosopher, engineer and magician who writes about the horizon of reason - the area between rationality and irrationality.
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The Alternative Reality of Reality TV
In 1968 Andry Warhol wrote that "In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes". His prediction has come true with the popularity of so-called reality TV. But how real is reality TV? Can anything with a camera pointed towards it still be called real, or is it an alternative reality?
Computers cannot create art by themselves – they are programmed. The intention of the programmer is always behind the code.
Algorithms cannot create art because they have no intention, no emotion, or as a previous commenter said – no lived experience.
This is not art, these are mere curiosities.
People often say: “I could have painted that”.
My immediate response to such comments is: “Why didn’t you? “