Despite what you’ve heard, Google’s Deep Dream is not an artificial intelligence – it’s just an interesting image filter. What does this misrepresentation tell us about the state of online tech journalism?
Old-guard museum loyalists have come to associate photography of artworks with inattention and disrespect. But that attitude is itself unfaithful to the possibilities of the museum.
The softening of the reader’s criteria for what can be permissibly worked into the novel format, processing real life through the story-teller’s eye for structure, implicates not only our literature, but reality as we experience it.
Nell Zink’s prose may not expand into rolling curls of unconventional syntax, but it is nonetheless difficult. Her mercilessly enjoyable prose leaves itself open to serious moral misinterpretation.