AI increasingly is being used to make artwork, but experts disagree over whether computers truly can be creative.
A new website even lets you try your hand at collaborating on art with AI. Artifly gets to know the user’s preferences and creates artwork based on what they like. Not everyone thinks this process makes Artifly an artist, however.
“Creativity is an innately human characteristic with the power to help us cope, connect, and be inspired,” Scott Prevost, software firm Adobe’s vice president of engineering, who focuses on AI technology, told Lifewire in an email interview. “However, I believe that AI done right can augment and enhance (not replace) human creativity.”