AI and the Ethical Implications of Artistic Expression

Depicts AI and the Ethical Implications of Artistic Expression in a photo-realistic looking modernist style collage

The dance of AI in art, with all its ethical implications, is not just a performance, but a revolutionary ballet that will redefine the stage of artistic expression.

Introducing SoulGPT: A Digital Soul Powered by AI

Introducing SoulGPT

We are excited to introduce SoulGPT, an AI powered philosopher and (proto) digital soul! SoulGPT is a fascinating example of the current paradigm shift, introducing us to a new era of conscious computing.

Machine Learning and Creative Collaboration: Redefining Artistic Authorship

A fascinating transformation is taking place at the intersection of art and technology, — the collision of artistic expression and machine learning algorithms. Artists and designers are harnessing the power of AI not just as a tool but as a collaborator, blurring the lines between human creativity and artificial intelligence. This shift not only transforms the creative process but also challenges traditional notions of authorship in the art world.

Unveiling Emptiness: A Critical Review of “Infinite Conversation”

In the realm of AI-generated content, Giacomo Miceli’s “Infinite Conversation” stands as a perplexing creation. Promising a never-ending dialogue between Werner Herzog and Slavoj Žižek, this online work lures users into a mesmerizing abyss.

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Meet Steam Punk Bad Bunny – a fictional character created with Adobe Firefly

I recently was invited to participate in the beta testing of Adobe Firefly, a generative imaging tool, and I have been experimenting with it for the past few weeks. One of my favorite Firefly creations so far is a fictional character I call Steam Punk Bad Bunny. The prompts generated a series of “bunny” characters, … Read more

The Future of Art in the Age of AI

Art and technology have always had a symbiotic relationship. From the first cave paintings to modern digital art, technology has enabled artists to create and showcase their work in new and innovative ways. Today, the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning is poised to revolutionize the art world in ways that are beyond any predictive trajectories or technological trends.

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SoulGPT – Not a Digital Soul

With ChatGPT 4 all over the news, I thought it should be fun to talk to the bot and to find out if it could be prompted to write content for DIGITALSOULS.COM. We thought the name SoulGPT would be perfect for the AI. While chatting with SoulGPT, we also asked the image generator offered by Canva to generate a few pictures that depict the ancient Greek philosopher Plato conversing with SoulGPT in a post-apocalyptic Los Angeles. Here’s a gallery with the images and the transcript of our first conversation:

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generation/mutation 1.2

After its launch on DIGITALSOULS.COM in 1998, interest in generation/mutation grew week by week. A steady stream of new contributions arrived almost daily. These early, human made contributions are presented here in generation/mutation 1.2

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Malcolm Summer – Street Photography

Malcolm Summer’s photographs take the viewer on a global journey. Based in Berlin, Germany, Summer explores the urban realities of cities like San Francisco, Honolulu, Barcelona, Rome, or Berlin. His images are fresh with an engaging balance of traditional perspectives and new discoveries.

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generation/mutation 1.1

Before crowdsourcing – outsourcing creative work online

The original version of generation/mutation was launched on DIGITALSOULS.COM in March of 1998 with a simple call to artists.

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