Robot Artist Draws Purposely Bad Portraits [Video]
There are numerous things that robots can do, including make breakfast, create their own language, and sneak aboard ships, but creating art tends to be associated with the minds of living beings. But a new exhibit at the Tenderpixel Gallery in London may change our conceptions of what makes someone, or something, an artist. Scientist, artist, and engineer Patrick Tresset has developed a robot that can look at your face and draw a portrait for you while you wait. However, this robot is not designed with precision in mind. Tresset's robot is designed to have some of the clumsiness and fallibility that make human created works of art so unique.Read on...