The art and signs of artificial intelligence

In 2016, the art world saw a “new” Rembrandt painting, even though the artist had died more than 300 years ago. The piece was done by a machine that had earlier analysed his 346 paintings using a mix of technologies.
In 2016, the art world saw a “new” Rembrandt painting, even though the artist had died more than 300 years ago. The piece was done by a machine that had earlier analysed his 346 paintings using a mix of technologies.PHOTO: J. WALTER THOMPSON AMSTERDAM

SINGAPORE - It is used every day in people's lives, from when they type out e-mail messages to when they enjoy music and movies.

Artificial intelligence (AI) - which refers to systems that are able to learn from their environments autonomously - is now deeply involved in people's lives and is set to become a core part of the future economy.

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