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Aarons Code: Meta-Art, Artificial Intelligence, and the Work of Harold Cohen Pamela McCorduck

Aarons Code: Meta-Art, Artificial Intelligence, and the Work of Harold Cohen

Pamela McCorduck

Published October 1st 1990
ISBN : 9780716721734
Hardcover
225 pages
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Aarons Code tells the story of the first profound connection between art and computer technology. Here is the work of Harold Cohen - the renowned abstract painter who, at the height of a celebrated career in the late 1960s, abandoned theMoreAarons Code tells the story of the first profound connection between art and computer technology. Here is the work of Harold Cohen - the renowned abstract painter who, at the height of a celebrated career in the late 1960s, abandoned the international scene of museums and galleries and sequestered himself with the most powerful computers he could get his hands on. What emerged from his long years of solitary struggle is an elaborate computer program that makes drawings autonomously, without human intervention - an electronic apprentice and alter ego called Aaron.