Author Archives: shardcore

politiciGANs

Recently I’ve been playing with Generative Adversarial Networks, which are a new flavour of neural network architecture which can be used to generate new representations from a corpus of data. That data can be images, speech, music, pretty much anything that can be represented as data. In this case, I’m using a GAN to generate […]

SLAB magazine

We (The Private Sector) have produced a new magazine called SLAB. The first issue, titled ‘Brexit Wounds’, is available now. It contains submissions from some of the finest counter-cultural writers and artists of the age, but all published pseudonymously, so you’ll have to guess who they are. SLAB Rules All contributers must abide by the […]

@xolotim23

Much is made of the empowering nature of the internet. The way it can connect people globally, to share their knowledge and creativity. However, it’s worth remembering that over half the world’s population is NOT online, and they are filled with knowledge and creativity too. One such non-citizen of the internet is my friend, artist, […]

Migration Patterns

Migration Patterns is a new series of 13 portraits, painted onto the pages of a discarded road atlas. Everyone has a story, and their story is there to be read on their faces. This is a collection of portraits of Brighton people, each painted onto a map of their adolescent homeland. The teenage years are […]

@everybrexitbot

The UK Government’s (lack of) position on the execution of Brexit would be laughable, were it not so crushingly destructive to almost every aspect of life in the UK. The word itself is often prefixed with vague and misleading qualifiers, that only serve to further baffle and confuse observers. ‘Hard Brexit’, ‘Soft Brexit’ or even […]