Quantcast

Creativity

"What Do You Do For a Living?"
"What Do You Do For a Living?"

A Former Clickhole Writer Made a ‘Content Bot’ That Will Probably Become My Boss

It’s already won a comedy competition and is currently applying to be Poet Laureate for the city of Redmond, Washington.
Claire Downs
10.12.17
Border Lines
Border Lines

The One Thing Walls Can't Stop

The tactical position Border Patrol assumes may not be against individual migrants or even smugglers. It's against creativity itself.
Kimball Taylor
4.14.16
Features
Features

How Machines Write Poetry

It’s easy to write software that creates legible poetry. But computer scientists are interested in the next step: a program that’s actually creative.
Elizabeth Preston
12.15.15
japan
japan

Robots Could Take Over Nearly 50 Percent of Jobs in Japan in the Next 20 Years

A new report says Japan could be hit harder than the UK and US by the robo-revolution.
Emiko Jozuka
12.3.15
Art
Art

A Professional Computer Refurbisher Turns Broken MacBooks Into Glitch Art

Most broken LCDs look ugly. But when you repair thousands of them, sometimes they stand out.
Jason Koebler
11.10.15
Twitter
Twitter

The Poem Twitter Wrote

Francesco Levato is curating lines from an "exquisite corpse"-style collaborative poem on Twitter.
Emiko Jozuka
9.7.15
video
video

Why We Spend About Half Our Time Awake Just... Spacing Out

Can you even make it through this article without your mind wandering?
Rachel Pick
8.6.15
Culture
Culture

What Italian Opera and Napoleon Tell Us About Copyrights and Creativity

Researchers found that the number of new operas being made rose when Napoleon brought French copyright law to Italy.
Ben Richmond
10.31.14
Art
Art

'Wasting Time on the Internet' Is Now an Actual College Class

It's an attempt to explore how our minds might work when we're totally aimlessly clicking—and to create art while doing it.
Jason Koebler
10.28.14
FOOD
FOOD

3D-Printed Food Is Beginning to Look Beautiful

The heart of the 3D-printed food trend isn’t nutrition, but the shape and aesthetics of the manufactured meal.
Nadja Sayej
6.4.14
Creativity
Creativity

Liars and Cheaters Make Better Art

A Harvard study explains why so many artists are such assholes.
Jason Koebler
2.21.14
Motherboard Blog
Motherboard Blog

This Eerie Game Was Made by Artificial Intelligence

Are computers starting to get creative?
Victoria Turk
1.6.14