Barbican Meets: Trevor Paglen
Artist Trevor Paglen talks to us about AI bias, the power algorithms can hold, and how images can become a currency in a digital age.
Watch: Trevor Paglen show us how computers see the world
Watch artist Trevor Paglen, as he looks into how artificial neural networks learn and and perceive images.
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