We are not thinking machines that feel. We are feeling machines that think” — Dr. Antonio Damasio

I was a bit astounded recently while reading a piece by Sarah Cascone, senior writer for Artnet News, entitled “New Rembrandt Artwork Created via 168,263 ‘Painting Fragments’ in which Ms. Cascone describes how Bas Korsten, J. Walter Thompson’s creative director, “came up” with a simple, but potentially disturbing, creative prompt, “Can we teach a computer how to paint like Rembrandt?”.