Scheherazade 2.0 (prototype)
An A.I. storyteller, the machine learning algorithms behind this system are trained not only on folk and fairytales from the Muslim world but also crowd-sourced contemporary stories from the local Muslim community, weaving myths of yesterday with the heroes of today generating infinitely new narratives for tomorrow.
Image: Rendering, courtesy of the artist
On view at Shapiro Undergraduate Library (First Floor, College & Career Collection)
This work is featured as part of Bookmarks: Speculating the Futures of the Book and Library, an exhibition of site-specific installations, performances, interventions, and events in U-M libraries, curated by Stamps Dean Guna Nadarajan in partnership with the University of Michigan Library.