/ 20 June 2022

DALL-Eing with AI art, a superworm with an appetite for polystyrene, and a manicure for cheese lovers…

Image source: Twitter
Image source: Twitter

If you’ve been on social media and seen grids of new spins on iconic images, it’s an AI take on translating a written instruction into art. Made by a ‘neural network’ called DALL-E, some experts say it poses ethical issues that live in the same neighbourhood as deep fakes.

Scientists from the University of Queensland are working with a ‘superworm’ that can survive solely on polystyrene. The idea isn’t to create worm farms to break down the environmental troublemaker but to harness their enzymes. Nom nom…

And a British beauty brand has come up with 2 cheese-scented nail polishes. They’re apparently for people who want to “show the world they are living a big, bold, and unrestrained life”. If only Revlon had thought of that…

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