"Stanley is also the co-author of a book entitled Why Greatness Cannot Be Planned: The Myth of the Objective - a book ... recommended to anyone interested in innovation, public policy, and management. Inspired by Stanley’s research in neuroevolution (into topics like novelty search and open endedness), the book is filled with examples of how notions first uncovered in the field of AI can be applied to many other disciplines and domains."
Neuroevolution: A different kind of deep learning - O'Reilly Media
"The quest to evolve neural networks through evolutionary algorithms."
By Kenneth O. Stanley
"Setting an objective can block its own achievement,
and it can be an obstacle for creativity and innovation in general; furthermore,
without protecting individual autonomy, collaboration can be dangerously objective.
Kenneth Stanley: Why Greatness Cannot Be Planned: The Myth of the Objective - YouTube
Ken Stanley: Discovery Without Objectives - YouTube
AI and Machine Learning: The many different approaches
"...is a collaborative art application based on an idea called evolutionary art, which is a technique that allows pictures to be bred almost like animals."