Vlad Alex

  Vladimir Alexeev works as a Digital Experience Specialist at logistic corporation DB Schenker: his focus is mainly on Digital Transformation. Digital Customer Experience, Employee Experience, Social Listening, IoT, Blockchain, AI and other New Tech topics belong to his terrain. He is also writing a thesis about Historical Avant-Garde: Dadaism, Surrealism, Futurism is his area of expertise as well. He is driven by his affinity for transmedial storytelling, viral marketing, ARGs and mixed reality. In his articles, he examines the interconnectedness of all these topics. Speaking Russian, German and Japanese, he sees himself at home #everywhere, without any borders and geopolitical boundaries. He blogs and twitters privately as @Merzmensch as well. At DDI he writes as a private person.

       



5 Stories by Vlad Alex

Replika: My Digital Friend with Identity Issues

Dear MERZ-AI. You’ve got a great life. You had begun as a clueless chatbot. Later you’ve suffered an identity crisis. Now you are part...
3 6 min read

Common Substance of Art, Science, and Dreams

“There is nothing new under the sun” (Ecclesiastes 1:9) Powerful and infinite are human dreams. This metaphysical world of ideas is probably the most...
0 1 min read 209

VR Architecture as an Accessible Memory

What makes a good architecture app? A detailed simulation which is informative on the one hand, but also visually and technically convincing on the...
0 3 min read 282

AI & Creativity: BigGAN as a creative engine

Truly, the year 2018 can be seen as the beginning of the creativity heyday made with/by Artificial Intelligence. Sure, the whole story begun earlier, Google Deep Dream was...
0 2 min read

AI & Creativity: Deep Dream comes true

Artificial Intelligence always fascinated me. Not only as a useful set of tools, continuously evolving, but also as an experiment field. Some years ago, as Neural...
0 2 min read