Alexander Taylor

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London-based 'creative technologist'

This is a collection of projects I have mostly completed in a personal/non-professional capacity. 

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✉ a@alexandertaylor.org


(Offline)

[data, set]

AI/ML ()

‘[data, set]’ is an installation in which the smells, lighting conditions, audio and visuals within the environment monitor and respond to the moods of visitors to the space in real time, in order to gradually evolve into the most captivating exhibit possible.

2% Of Spaces You Could Possibly Encounter

AI/ML ()


'2% Of Spaces You Could Possibly Encounter' uses machine learning to classify a scene in real-time as visitors modify the layout of the space. Using MIT's Places database of 10 million images, a live feed is taken from the camera, ran through a neural network trained on the dataset, then filed into one of 365 spacial categories, ranging from amusement parks to operating theatres


(Online)

Contentbot.net

AI/ML ()



Contentbot is a virtual AI participant in the online attention economy, relentlessly seeking out new content to engage with & share on a 24/7 basis. Tweets are occasionally constructed via rudimentary sentiment analysis. Watch it work in real time. Press: Gawker, Prosthetic Knowledge, Motherboard [Vice]

insecure_composition

AI/ML ()


'insecure_composition' (2015-2018) was an inefficient online artwork that automatically adjusted itself to become more alluring by evolving based on the duration of viewer visits.


(Other Projects)

Blissify.io

AI/ML ()



A satirical startup-style product exploring the idea of 'filter bubbles': Blissify is a functional browser extension for Google Chrome that uses emotion detection technology to automatically block the pages that are making the user unhappy. Featured on Fast Co. Design.