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New ‘DALL-E Mini’ website sparks arty social media trend

New ‘DALL-E Mini’ website sparks arty social media trend

A new open source AI application lets anyone input prompts and generate images via a database algorithm. Social media has been messing about with its tools and coming up with some truly bizarre results. The inevitable shift to algorithm-generated artwork is well under way, at least as far as surreal abstract pieces go. You may remember that we wrote about the advanced AI programme called ‘DALL-E 2’ a few...

Bees are now considered fish in California

Bees are now considered fish in California

A new court ruling has decided that some species of bee can now legally be considered fish in order to provide extra protection under the California Endangered Species Act. Consider yourself an expert on bees? Are you an academic on all things honey, hives, and bumbling? Those clued up on the iconic winged pollinators may want to brush up on their knowledge after this weekend, as a California court ruling now...

By London, UK
Sean Paul speaks out on climate change and social issues

Sean Paul speaks out on climate change and social issues

You know him for his club bangers, but the Jamaican dancehall legend has had more on his mind lately. Sean Paul is speaking out on environmental issues, Jamaica’s colonial past, and dancehall’s newest Gen-Z artists. I got the right temperature fi shelter you from the storm, sings Sean Paul inside thousands of nightclubs around the world every weekend. And don’t we all wish we could live inside an early 2000’s top-charting...

By London, UK
Opinion – TikTok has made a joke of Depp and Heard’s sexual assault case

Opinion – TikTok has made a joke of Depp and Heard’s sexual assault case

By making light of Amber Heard’s sexual assault allegations, viral app TikTok has shown its dark side.  Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s defamation trial has captured the attention of press, fans, and the wider public over the past few weeks. The court case involves Depp’s attempt to sue his ex-wife for £38.7 million over a 2018 article she wrote for the Washington Post, in which she claimed Depp had been...

By Brighton, UK