Creative Technologist

Made by Machine

Made by Machine abstract promo graphic

Full name: “Made by Machine: When AI met the Archive”

Research, prototyping and software for this experimental TV documentary produced at BBC Research & Development in collaboration with BBC Four. Broadcast on BBC Four in September 2018.

We used several machine learning techniques including Densecap, word2vec and LSTM networks to analyse BBC archive material and built a “generative editor” system which produced sequences of clips traversing the various feature spaces.

Still from the Made by Machine documentary, showing a scene with a group of women and a list of objects recognised by AI