Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

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Call me a complete slave to work and mental productivity but I just had to do it. The online course is free and in partnership with Stanford’s Engineering Department. I’ve gotta say I’m a bit more partial to MIT’s Open Courseware BUT Stanford did get a lot of Press for this Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (AI) class so I couldn’t resist the hype. Then again, my Mom reminds me that nothing is ever ‘free’. By the way, I acknowledge this endeavor will be time-consuming and I’m hoping my beloved doesn’t read this because she’s going to wonder about my already busy schedule and commitments. However, participants have the option of taking an advanced track (with homework and exams) OR basic track (logging onto the course site from time to time to learn more about the content). Easy! I’m not going to get into how I will approach the course and the subject matter but I’m hoping that it will give me a bit more insight into the world of AI as well as the infinite possibilities within the arts and technology realm.

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Author: Dorothy R. Santos

Dorothy R. Santos is a writer, editor, curator, and educator whose research areas and interests include new media and digital art, activism, artificial intelligence, networked culture, and biotechnology. Born and raised in San Francisco, California, she holds Bachelor’s degrees in Philosophy and Psychology from the University of San Francisco, and received her Master’s degree in Visual and Critical Studies at the California College of the Arts. She is currently the managing editor for Hyphen magazine. Her work appears in art21, Art Practical, Daily Serving, Rhizome, Hyperallergic, and Public Art Dialogue. She has lectured and spoken at the De Young museum, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Stanford University, School of Visual Arts, and more. Her essay “Materiality to Machines: Manufacturing the Organic and Hypotheses for Future Imaginings,” has been published to The Routledge Companion to Biology in Art and Architecture in 2016. She serves as executive staff for the Bay Area Society for Art & Activism, board member for the SOMArts Cultural Center, and teaches at the University of California, Santa Cruz in the Digital Art and New Media department.

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