NonA Weekly: NEW FRONTIERS 🦾
Dear readers and friends,
Is there anything artificial intelligence can’t do? 🦾 It seems like every month, there’s a mesmerizing new technological breakthrough. The trending breakthrough is how AI can now take a sentence you type and turn it into a painting or an image 🎨 – but is it art? This raises immediate questions about how these technologies will change the way art is made and consumed. It also raises questions about what it means to be creative when this technology seems to automate ⚙️ so much of the creative process itself.
1. 5 BEST FREE AI TEXT TO ART GENERATORS TO CREATE AN IMAGE FROM WHAT YOU TYPE 🤖
These free AI apps can take a sentence you type ⌨️ and turn it into a realistic painting or an IMAGE 🖼️.
2. INTERVIEW WITH PATRIK SCHUMACHER ON THE METAVERSE 🎤
In doubt why should architects care about the metaverse? HERE’S a conversation with Patrik Schumacher, the Principal architect of Zaha Hadid Architects, where he talks about the metaverse, what it means for the profession of architecture, and sheds some light on the new Liberland city 🏙️ made by ZHA.
3. 11 GREAT VIDEO GAMES 🕹️ IN WHICH ARCHITECTURE IS FUNDAMENTAL
From the beginning, creating a video game meant designing a space too. From its origins with Pong and Asteroids until today, here are the fundamental chapters of the convergence between ARCHITECTURE and gaming 🎮.
4. NOOR ARCHITECTS EXPLORE ARCHITECTURE AND THE METAVERSE 🌐
Noor Architects joins the metaverse with a virtual architecture studio and ‘post-architectural’ explorations. The studio recently joined this expanded virtual space with a specially created extension of its physical practice, opening up possibilities for experimentation, exploration 🔍, and perhaps solutions that can reflect back to the material world in the FUTURE.
5. ART-MAKING AI ON THE RISE 📈
Midjourney is an art-making robot generating astounding concept art from your text prompt, in seconds ⏱️. Something BIG is happening!
6. AI SOFTWARE CALLED DALL-E TURNS YOUR WORDS INTO PICTURES 📷
Creating images out of text 📝 may never be as ubiquitous as email. But TECHNOLOGY is certainly having a moment, and part of its appeal is in the exclusivity.
7. GIVE THIS AI A FEW WORDS OF DESCRIPTION AND IT PRODUCES A STUNNING IMAGE 🖼️
A picture may be worth a thousand words, but thanks to an artificial intelligence 🤖 program called DALL-E 2, you can have a professional-looking IMAGE with far fewer.
Stay creative and see you all next week! 👋