Google are currently offering a Colouring Book Experiment. Choose one and colour it in. Share the results with us. Be adventurous! https://daily.ds106.us/tdc4399/ For #tdc4399 I tried to go all Warhol-esque with my coloured-in classic of The Watermelons by Diego Rivera (1957)
The Create your own room assignment, is about doing exactly that. Ever thought of creating your own dream room? Now you can! Using AI create pinterest find rooms, furniture, colors etc. From there write a blog post about why you chose everything! This is your dream so make it as crazy and out of the […]
For the Mimicry is the best form of flattery assignment, use a vector or raster graphic software to mimic your favorite artist work but use your own design. Doing my best to bring a Mondrian-esque Composition with Red Blue and Yellow to the iconic Flinders Street Railway Station in the City of Melbourne. My image […]
This 1929 poster is from the Library of Congress archives on Flickr. Let’s do an update (maybe most needed now more than ever in the era of banned books in the US). Make your poster or meme more modern but keep the love of books alive in your art. https://daily.ds106.us/tdc4396/ My poster was generated with […]
I’m a long-time fan of Dr Oblivion, especially his well timed-tenure throughout the Summer 2011: The Summer of Oblivion. It’s been over a decade since we’ve seen him With over a decade since we’ve seen Dr Oblivion, I was heartened to recently learn that Dr Oblivion is now a member of the teaching staff offering […]
We all know them, they’re all over the world in millions of places: Emergency Exit signs. Now design your own version to represent how to exit from a toxic internet. Safely. https://daily.ds106.us/tdc4395/ My sign was generated with Image Creator from Microsoft Designer (Powered by DALL·E 3), using the prompt “Toxic internet environment unfit for humans. […]
For #tdc4390 #ds106 Your Town’s What 3 Words Map Story, find your home town location, and identify it’s 3 word URL. what3words transposes Melbourne, Australia to //singer.maker.duke which you can access from https://w3w.co/singer.maker.duke ///singer.maker.duke -37.813618, 144.96306
Visiting the State Library with a visit to the La Trobe Reading Room and surrounding area – lots of interesting books, manuscripts and other reading or published items in glass cabinets on display. Fascinating stuff.
Discovering AI106 (DS106) was running again in 2024 gave me pause for thought. My pause wasn’t just on its theme of artificial intelligence or the Week 1 assignment of getting some inspiration by watching AI related films or reading AI-themed fiction. It was also Paul Bond’s Ghosts of future past blog post. You had me […]
A collection of colourful cans of soft-drink on a shelf at a local grocery. Pretty.
For me, it’s the reframing of the derogatory comments and irrelevant opinions of others – they’re the ones that are “weird”. Nice one, John. Photos taken outside of John’s shop on Little Collins Street, Melbourne.
Checked out Memo Akten’s art installation at ACMI, which was colourful and at times, a little creepy with its processed digital voice. As the ACMI exhibition page on ACMIC for the installation observes… “Originally beginning as an NFT collection on the ecologically friendly blockchain Tezos, Memo Akten’s eight-channel video installation, Distributed Consciousness, features 256 unique […]
For Day 12 of The 12 Days of AI, the 20 minute task is to explore a few AI games. To complete today’s task I need to play and have fun with Quick Draw, Real or Fake text, Which face is real, or even There’s an AI For That for other examples of AI-powered games. […]
For Day 11 of The 12 Days of AI, the 20 minute task is to learn about TeacherMatic, a multi-feature AI tool that could be useful for HE educators. To complete today’s task I need to use TeacherMatic to create some classroom discussion topics, a plenary session activity and another activity of my choice. Sounds […]
For Day 9 of The 12 Days of AI, the 20 minute task is to use the AI-powered Recast to produce a podcast. As noted on Day 9, Recast is a service that employs AI technology to transform extensive articles into brief, audio-based discussions. Using OpenAI and various large language models (LLMs), Recast creates detailed […]
At ACMI, there’s a wall-sized art installation with chart that maps the essential elements needed in (an advertising) campaign when “Selling to Australia”. The chart is most likely to be correct about the Australian-ness of these elements, and I’m also thinking that many of these might also be inherent to all humans (in varying degrees), […]
For Day 8 of The 12 Days of AI, the 20 minute task is to learn about some AI-powered study tools. To complete today’s task I need to use Quizlet to create some “Magic notes” on a type of meal or food you eat at holiday of my choosing. What’s Quizlet? I’m glad I asked. […]
For Day 7 of The 12 Days of AI, the 20 minute task is to learn about AI-powered research tools. To complete today’s task I need to use ResearchRabbit, an AI tool designed for efficient literature mapping based on citations, to help streamline my search for relevant references when embarking on an essay, small project, […]
For Day 5 of The 12 Days of AI, the 20 minute task is to examine how AI powered tools can be used to translate video – an excellent extension of Day 4 video creation task. To complete today’s task I need to use HeyGen, a generative AI video platform, to translate a video into […]
For Day 4 of The 12 Days of AI, the 20 minute task is to examine how AI can create videos and how they could be useful in your own practice. To complete today’s task I need to use HourOne is a AI platform to create a video on any Christmas, Chanukah or winter holiday/seasonal […]
For Day 3 of The 12 Days of AI, the 20 minute task is to use an AI tool to create images. To complete today’s task I need to create an image of myself based on my job title and also create an image of myself based on my role in society. Although Adobe Firefly, […]
For Day 2 of The 12 Days of AI, the 20 minute task is to use an AI tool called Claude. To complete today’s task I need to upload a Word document or PDF to Claude and ask it to summarise the text. Cool. Asking Claude to summarise my 12,000 word research paper Using the […]
For Day 1 of The 12 Days of AI, the 20 minute task is to explore, develop skills and understanding of prompt engineering and its potential and limitations using tools like ChatGPT, Bing chat, Google Bard, Claude 2, HuggingChat and, Pi, your personal AI. To complete today’s task I need to ask an AI tool […]