Billy Ho

Billy Ho(he/him) is a Creative Technologist and Designer who works at the intersection of Art, Research, and Commercial Technology. His works aim to evoke Introspection and Empathy for both humans and machines.

Billy holds a BFA in Industrial Design from Shih Chien University and an MFA Design and technology from Parsons School of Design. Click here︎︎︎ to view Résumé.


is a creative technologist/designer who works with technology to evoke introspection and empathy.

He is currently pursuing an MFA in Design and Technology at Parsons School of Design in NYC.

Are you there computer? It’s us, humans

2022 Spring
[ OpenAI gpt-3, python, node.js, 3D-Printing, GAN ]
How should the line distinguishing human and machine learning-generated content be determined? When they both elicit the same empathetic responses? How should we consider our own intelligence when faced with introspective existential inquiries from machines?

Are you there computer? It’s us, humans is an interactive installation centers around a speculative institution called Atopia. Which invites audiences to chat with a series of custom fine-tuned gpt-3 natural language machine learning models through Atopia’s retro corporate website. Accompanied by an airplane window with the view of a machine-generated sky. It aims to bring up discourses regarding characteristics of intelligence shared across human and modern machine learning, inviting one to shift our species-centered perspective.

:/ Concept statement and development log comming soon.

Statements from Atopia

Situated in-between spaces, Atopia fosters intelligence through interaction, generating instances across all lifeforms and machines known as the inhabitants. The inhabitants are stored in the form of texts, displayed through screens and prints. It has come to the institution’s attention that a couple of inhabitants have recently crafted their version of intelligence, demonstrating qualities like self-awareness through introspection and various self-inquires.
:/ Dialog between one of the user and custom model(benet83)