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  • 07/2016: Our work on creative AI was covered in Popular Science
  • 05/2016: Thesis of my Master student Tony Beltramelli was nomination for the best Master’s thesis in Computer Science 2015
  • 04/2016: PhD student Marco Scirea won the best paper award at EvoMusArt

Selected Press Articles:

  • Wired. 2015. Wearing a smartwatch could give hackers your PIN
  • El Pais. 2015. Un ‘hacker’ podrá averiguar qué se escribe pirateando el ‘smartwatch’
  • 2015. Your smartwatch can guess your PIN
  • YCombinator Hacker News. 2015
  • Gizmodo. 2015. Your Smartwatch’s Motion Sensors Can Reveal Everything You Type (Including Passwords)

Older news:

  • 12/2014: Paolo Burelli and I are local chairs for the EvoStar conference, which will take place in Copenhagen. Come join us!
  • 7/2014: I am taking part in the ALIFE 14 Career Advising Luncheon on Education Day, 7/30!
    If you are a grad student or postdoc consider registering:
  • 2/2014: One of the flowers evolved in our game Petalz made it to PBS 
  • 9/2013: I am the competition chair for ALIFE 2014 and organizer of the first ALIFE Science Visualization Competition. Find out more about the competition here.
  • 8/2013: I am co-chair of the Generative and Developmental Systems (GDS) track at GECCO 2014 in Vancouver.
  • 01/2013: I am co-chair of an upcoming AAAI symposium about how intelligence can or should be abstracted in artificial intelligence research. The Call for Papers and more information can be found here: