Algorithm

10.05.15
Watch code and projections bring a paper sculpture to life
10.05.15

Watch code and projections bring a paper sculpture to life

A clever sculpture uses algorithms and projection mapping to spark life in paper pyramids.

By J. Fingas,   10.05.15
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09.13.15
Animated code art uses all of its colors just once
09.13.15

Animated code art uses all of its colors just once

This clever code art finds a way to use every color in a 24-bit palette exactly once.

By J. Fingas,   09.13.15
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09.03.15
Your phone knows if you're bored by how much you use it
09.03.15

Your phone knows if you're bored by how much you use it

Researchers at Barcelona's Telefonica Research lab have developed a smartphone-based algorithm tha...

By A. Tarantola,   09.03.15
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08.30.15
Smoother movements help robots save a lot of energy
08.30.15

Smoother movements help robots save a lot of energy

The days of watching robots move around in a mad panic may soon be over, as scientists are giving them smoother movements that save energy.

By J. Fingas,   08.30.15
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08.12.15
Computers can categorize buildings into architectural styles
08.12.15

Computers can categorize buildings into architectural styles

Algorithms will soon be arguing the merits of brutalism in the 'Dezeen' comments section

By S. Dent,   08.12.15
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06.22.15
Facebook algorithm can recognize people if it can't see their face
06.22.15

Facebook algorithm can recognize people if it can't see their face

A number of companies have developed photo software for facial recognition, but what happens when...

By B. Steele,   06.22.15
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06.20.15
Facebook and Google get neural networks to create art
06.20.15

Facebook and Google get neural networks to create art

Google and Facebook have just shown off neural networks that automatically generate pictures based on their understanding of what objects look like.

By J. Fingas,   06.20.15
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06.12.15
Facebook tweaks your newsfeed by how long you read each post
06.12.15

Facebook tweaks your newsfeed by how long you read each post

In an unsurprising revelation, it turns out your Facebook news feed is watching you almost as much...

By A. Tarantola,   06.12.15
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06.11.15
Computer algorithm picks the world's most creative art
06.11.15

Computer algorithm picks the world's most creative art

Who would you trust to determine history's most creative art? A room full of seasoned critics? Rut...

By J. Fingas,   06.11.15
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