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How computers help artists at Sweden's ice hotel


Celebrated graphic designer Milton Glaser may have said that "computers are to design as microwaves are to cooking" but it has not stopped people trying to use technology for creative design.

While it might seem obvious that the last jobs computers could fill are the more creative ones, in Sweden they are programmed to create ice sculptures.

So can a robot do as good a job - or even better - than a human or is the warmth of an artist's touch still king?

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