July, 2018
July 7, 2018

High-Skilled White-Collar Work? Machines Can Do That, Too

July 7, 2018
By Justin Greeves and Luna Berhane | July, 2018
By Justin Greeves and Luna Berhane
By Justin Greeves and Luna BerhaneJuly 7, 2018

One of the best-selling T-shirts for the Indian e-commerce site Myntra is an olive, blue and yellow colorblocked design. It was conceived not by a human but by a computer algorithm — or rather two algorithms.

The first algorithm generated random images that it tried to pass off as clothing. The second had to distinguish between those images and clothes in Myntra’s inventory. Through a long game of one-upmanship, the first algorithm got better at producing images that resembled clothing, and the second got better at determining whether they were like — but not identical to — actual products.

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