Dutch newspaper NRC featured StreetSwipe in the news paper of 22nd of September 2020. Which aesthetics do we associate with gentrification? StreetSwipe let’s the audience determine if they think a photo of a storefront of bar should be classified as ‘gentrified’. While swiping, different cities, streets, years and neighbourhoods will be compared on a live webpage that functions as a scoreboard. The subjective input of different groups of users will be used to train different computer models that can recognize and, using so-called Generative Adverserial Networks (GAN’s), generate images that are perceived as gentrified and non-gentrified.
Read the full article: https://www.nrc.nl/nieuws/2020/09/22/swipe-links-kiloknaller-swipe-rechts-vega-slager-a4012983