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  • People struggle to connect with AI art's lack of emotion
  • People struggle to connect with AI art's lack of emotion
    Bianca Isofache (2017) ©

People struggle to connect with AI art's lack of emotion

Cloudpainter is an AI-powered robot that painted the winner of the 2018 Robot Art Award. Yet while critics find the robot's work technically proficient, they argue it doesn't have the 'emotional' element that allows people to connect with art on a deeper level.



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