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Amit Sood  

Technologist, Director of Google's Cultural Institute and Art Project

Amit Sood is the director of Google's Cultural Institute. He and his team work on making art and culture accessible and engaging for everyone. They have partnered with over 1,000 museums, archives and other institutions from more than 70 countries to bring our shared heritage onto the web and connect them with people through new technologies. Most recently they have been experimenting with combining art with machine learning algorithms and other advanced technologies to create new ways to explore our cultures.

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Google Sets Out to Disrupt Curating With ‘Machine Learning’

In artnet’s predictions for 2017, I wrote that it would be the year Artificial Intelligence would finally crack the problem of curating. That was meant as a joke—but it turns out that I was already behind the times. The whiz kids at Google’s non-profit cultural arm, Google Cultural Institute, have spent the year trying to imagine just that.

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