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integritas, consonantia, claritas

The Turing Test for art is here.

"The question reminds me of the question that often gets asked in artificial intelligence," [Murray Campbell, one of Deep Blue's developers] said. "Is the system intelligent? It is because it produces intelligent behavior. If it does something artistic, then it is artistic. It does not matter how it did it."

If a man hacking in fury at a block of wood, Stephen continued, make there an image of a cow, is that image a work of art? If not, why not?

—That's a lovely one, said Lynch, laughing again. That has the true scholastic stink.

The Ulysses movie is on schedule for its release (in Ireland, and God knows where else) on Bloomsday this year, and it turns out someone actually tried to make a Finnegans Wake film in 1965. It appears to be available only from a Mrs. Cecile Starr in New York, who will lend it to you (if you qualify as an institution, and ask nicely, presumably) for ninety dollars.

AOL Time Warner owns the motherfucking "Happy Birthday" song.

 

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