Michael Powers

Michael Powers is a painter and AI artist collaborator. His painting works involve free standing abstract works in oil called Towers which hover between 7 and 9 feet tall. He also develop AI networks to chew on famous artworks and his own paintings to produce unique reflections back from this unique creative partner. The computer AI is not a camera, it is in most regards a full partner once dreamed of by sci-fi writers. Michael is a software engineer and startup junkie. He was a member of the YouTube founding team and 5 other startups. He is fascinated by how computers see us and seek to engage our awareness beyond that tasks we often bring to this new 'tool.' Michael lives in Maui on a farm.

Mirrors of an Artificial Mind

By Michael Powers / December 12, 2020 / 0 Comments

An artist fed 600 modern portraits into a neural network, which the AI saw, as if through shimmering depths of water, as a series of dreamlike and goblinesque “reflections.”

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