Past Event Panel Conversation

The Ghost in the Machines

Can AI generate great art? Philosophy professor Margaret Cameron and AI experts Marek Kowalkiewicz (The Economy of Algorithms) and Toby Walsh (Machines Behaving Badly) chat with Paul Barclay.   


11 May 12:00
State Library Theatrette
Access: Assisted Listening Wheelchair
‘This song sucks,’ was Nick Cave’s response to a ChatGPT song written in the style of Nick Cave, calling it “a grotesque mockery of what it is to be human.”

But as AI advances and outstrips our notions of its limits and potential, could it capture that essential, undefinable human quality of great art? And if so, how might we preserve the rights of artists? 

Leading AI experts Marek Kowalkiewicz (The Economy of Algorithms), Toby Walsh (Machines Behaving Badly) and Professor Margaret Cameron, Head of the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies at University of Melbourne, chat with Paul Barclay.   


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The Ghost in the Machines