Science and Creativity from Studio 360

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Science and Creativity from Studio 360: the art of innovation. A sculpture unlocks a secret of cell structure, a tornado forms in a can, and a child's toy gets sent into orbit. Exploring science as a creative act since 2005. Produced by PRI and WNYC, and supported in part by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

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Science and Creativity from Studio 360

101 Listener Challenge: Remixing Spring2013-03-04 16:56:30
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102 Darci: A Computer with Great Taste2013-02-27 15:31:03
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Darci: A Computer with Great Taste

To make art, a computer first needs to understand what art is.  A group of computer scientists at Brigham Young University is attempting this by feeding their program images by the thousands and describing those images. Digital Artist Communicating Intent (she goes by DARCI) recognizes about 2,000 adjectives so far, including terms like peaceful, scary, and dark. The goal is to teach DARCI to pick out those visual qualities in artwork — and ultimately, to write algorithms modeling creativity for artificial intelligence. …read more

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104 Making Portraits Out of DNA2013-02-11 19:12:16
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105 Down and Dirty at the Museum of Math?2013-02-04 17:03:47
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106 True Story: Keeping Memories Safe2013-01-28 17:49:41
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107 The Where, The Why, and The How2013-01-23 17:30:53
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108 How America Fell for the Mars Rover2013-01-14 17:02:00
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109 Jaron Lanier: You Are Not a Network2013-01-07 17:12:15
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110 Imaginary Friends Forever2012-12-31 16:05:28
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111 Gary Marcus: Enhancing Creativity2012-12-17 16:32:41
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112 The Neuroscience of Jazz2012-12-10 17:06:18
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113 Gary Marcus: Defining Creativity2012-12-03 17:10:33
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114 How Creative Are You?2012-11-26 17:12:25
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115 Faking It: Photoshop Dissolves Reality2012-11-19 17:19:28
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116 Big Eyes2012-11-13 18:39:44
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117 Your Brain on Videogames2012-11-05 16:53:37
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118 The Amazing Story of Quantum Mechanics2012-10-22 17:04:17
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119 Lydia Millet2012-10-15 16:53:55
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120 DJ Scientific2012-10-01 18:35:46
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