Random musings

    The Great Art Heist: AI Edition

    27 Mar 2024

    Picasso said, ‘Great artists steal.’ AI took this idea and turned it into a cultural revolution.

    Picasso as a robot saying "Good artists borrow, great artists steal"

    AI Art is trained on vast datasets of existing images. These images are transformed into numerical representations by machine learning. From this, AI generates new pieces of art, influenced by all imagery it’s been trained on, but filtered to the words provided in a prompt.
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    Is your organisation more productive as a result of GenAI?

    01 Dec 2023

    The world’s most powerful autocomplete service powered by AI - ChatGPT - celebrated its first birthday on 30 November 2023.

    A robot celebrating his first birthday

    In the year since launch, ChatGPT has given people access to the remarkably lifelike outputs of the generalist knowledge and assemblage of words based on the connections in its unique and massive dataset.
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    Humans are bias against AI Art

    05 Nov 2023

    Humans are bias against AI art, and that’s been scientifically proven.

    A robot troubled robot in an art gallery

    In a study this year called “Bias against AI art can enhance perceptions of human creativity.” 2,965 participants were shown a mix of AI art and non AI art. They were asked to rate them across a number of dimensions …
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    Why AI Art haters are right

    29 Aug 2023

    Ever been trolled by AI-art haters?

    I have.

    A robot covered in paint holding a paintbrush

    But then I stumbled upon a truth that transformed how I see art and deal with critics. That truth?
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    The Future of Learning Environments in Organisations

    06 Jun 2023

    In the not-so-distant past, the workplace buzzed with the energy of eager apprentices learning the ropes from seasoned mentors. Today, post-pandemic, we live in a hybrid world, leaving us with a radically different landscape.

    A happy robot in a kids classroom

    So how do you create an environment where learning and development can still thrive?
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