Evénement : When Robot Writes Poetry – Online Debate on Poetry and Artificial Intelligence (Robot píše básně Online debata o umělé inteligenci a psaní poezie). Czech Centre Brussels.

When Robot Writes Poetry – Online Debate on Poetry and Artificial Intelligence Robot píše básně Online debata o umělé inteligenci a psaní poezie Zoom event 5. 5. 2021 18:00 Online Registration – Registrace na online debatu (Zoom) zde   It was in January 1921 at the National Theatre in Prague that Karel Čapek’s famous theatre play R.U.R. Rossum’s Universal Robots (or Rezon’s Universal Robots) was presented for the first time and was brought to worldwide fame. The role of robots (and technology in general) as the executive force has not changed since. Technical achievements are intended to help people and thus to serve humanity, and to fulfill its assigned tasks precisely. When artificial intelligence begins to assert itself outside its defined field, when a robot writes a poem, one remains surprised. AI accompanies us on an everyday basis, so let’s admit that it has a place in arts and in poetry as well. Zuzana Husárová (multimedia artist) together with software developer Ľubomír Panák will explain how poetry is written by the neural network. Their contribution and involvement in neural networks gave birth to the first Slovak AI poet, Liza Gennart, who ‘wrote’ her first collection of poems, Výsledky vzniku (litt. Outcomes of Origin), in 2020. The poetic potential hidden in…

Webinar : Cultural Heritage in Digital Age. PolSCA

Cultural Heritage in Digital Age Wednesday, 21st April 2021 9.15-11.15 The main purpose of the webinar is to get unique insights from decision makers and various practitioners representing European networks, Cultural Heritage Institutions, research institutes and research centres about the value of collaboration to provide efficient digital solutions to the real needs of accessing, protecting and preserving cultural heritage. The event represents also an opportunity to highlight European funded research projects or other relevant initiatives on the digitisation of Europe’s cultural heritage, and to debate on further actions that could be undertaken in the future. The online event will be divided into two sessions. The first one will focus on the policy level, discussing miscellaneous opportunities to foster the involvement of researchers and other relevant stakeholders in the process of digitisation of European cultural heritage. A particular emphasis will be placed on current instruments, developed under Horizon Europe, Creative Europe or Digital Europe programme, and their potential to set up accessible digital cultural heritage datasets. The second session will provide a practical insight into the activities undertaken by various actors in the field of cultural heritage’s digitisation, highlighting the most important experiences and good practices to share. The webinar, which…