Ferment AI

Ferment AI
Imagining technologies to inhabit a shared world. Slow experiments with artificial intelligence.
Created 28 Jan 2021
  • Evolution in Artistic Forms with AI
    18 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    There’s a well-shared story about the early days of television. The technology to capture moving images was becoming more available. Where to point the camera remained a bit of an open question. Radio...
  • We are not Data
    04 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read
    As a paid subscriber you have access to free participation in our events (virtual for now). On November 11, 2021 we will be joined by Mi’Jan Celie Tho-Biaz. We hope you can join us. More information c...
  • AI Gatekeepers and the State of the Art
    04 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 2 1
    I am not an AI expert. I got into the conversation about AI and art mostly by accident. A few years back, I was contacted about being a producing partner for a nation-wide consultation on AI and the a...
  • Correction: Salon with Noah Levenson
    18 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    Hello everyone! Haste in sending means an error to correct. Our salon with Noah Levenson is October 21 (Thursday) not October 20 (Wednesday). Apologies for the error!
  • Unofficial Worlds
    18 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 3 2
    Reminder: This Thursday at 6:00 PM ET we will have our first salon conversation of Fall 2021 with Noah Levenson. Noah will discuss how to navigate the ups and downs of AI projects and share experience...
  • Free event on October 21, 2021
    15 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    A quick note that our first workshop of Fall 2021 is coming up next week on October 21, 2021 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM and it’s free for you, our paid subscriber. More to come but wanted to make sure that ...
  • Living in Data
    16 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    The last book we looked at was Atlas of AI by Kate Crawford. Since writing that three-part series, Crawford has come under considerable criticism from within her own communities and organizations. The...
  • Make it Weirder
    10 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 1 0
    picture of single mushroom appearing through the leaf litter in an out-of-focus forest “A claim of knowledge is a demand for obedience" - Maturana I must admit to feeling a bit lost lately, particular...
  • Atlas of AI: Part III
    20 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    Apologies for the lengthy delays between versions of this series. I anticipate having more space to keep a consistent publishing schedule going forward though the world always seems willing to throw a...
  • AI and the Construction of Meaning
    19 Aug 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    “For it is certainly easier to create without answering for life, and easier to live without any consideration for art. Art and life are not one, but they must become united in myself - in the unity o...
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