Boxing Day AI

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Inspired by reading Peter Frankopan’s ‘The Earth Transformed’ and his consideration of the pro-animal ideas of Kaibara Ekken, I prompted DALL-E inside ChatGPT 4 to ‘create a photorealistic image of ChatGPT in conversation with Google Bard about neo-Confucian Japanese philosophy’. I also used Bard, which isn’t an image generator but which has overtaken ChatGPT in historical analysis, especially as it …

The Network behind the Image

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I am researching the ethics of photography, and one of the areas of interest is the ‘networked image’. Some time back I wrote about the various ways that we talk about and use the word ‘digital‘, which is related to unpacking how we might analyse what is going on with photographs – from digital capture and processing, to networking and …