Neighbouring Communities: Interaction, Lessons and Opportunities

Michael Cook, Simon Colton
2018 International Conference on Computational Creativity  
Building, understanding and sharing software that works in creative spaces is increasingly popular and widespread, with many communities outside of academic research interested in pursuing questions highly relevant to Computational Creativity. We report here on several notable communities in the area: the Procedural Generation Jam, the National Novel Generating Month, the Twitterbot community and the #Cre-ativeAI movement. By studying these communities, we benefit from different perspectives on
more » ... building creative software, as well as how communities of like-minded people form, grow and sustain themselves. We reflect on these communities as sources of lessons for our field and opportunities for future growth and knowledge exchange, as well as raising awareness of sources of inspiration beyond academia.
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