blog/Machine Learning

A conversation with Harvard GSD’s Charles Waldheim about Ed Ruscha’s archive at the Getty

Eric Rodenbeck | 05.11.21

Photo: Austin Liu Stamen recently launched a project with the Getty Museum in Los Angeles about the work of Ed Ruscha, who took hundreds of thousands of photographs of Los Angeles Streets from the back of a pickup truck over fifty years. This enormous archive of urban photographs is in the process of being meticulously...

Fake-but-good-enough-for-robots satellite imagery, drawn by artificial intelligences, at TEDx Bari

Eric Rodenbeck | 11.20.17

This is an abridged version of a talk I gave at the amazing Teatro Petruzelli for TEDx Bari: Disorder on November 19, 2017. All errors are my own. A bundle of digital technologies is reshaping our lives and how we make all kinds of transactions. It’s also reshaping the built environment, as access to digital...

Using machine learning to build and design the next generation of maps

Alan McConchie | 08.16.17

This Sunday, join Eric Rodenbeck, Stamen founder and Creative Director, and Aman Tiwari, Stamen summer intern, Carnegie Mellon student and co-author of Terrapattern, for a bizarre and fascinating tour through the cartographic visions of artificial intelligence. In this informal seminar at the Stamen studio in San Francisco’s Mission District, Eric and Aman will share some...

Announcing Penny, a playful AI that explores wealth and poverty in American cities

Eric Rodenbeck | 06.27.17

http://penny.digitalglobe.com There’s an artificial intelligence in the sky that is working on predicting your household income just by looking down at your house from space. “Penny,” as this AI is playfully called, was built by us, with researchers from Carnegie Mellon University (one of them is Aman Tiwari and he is our intern this summer),...