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 …

Nine Inspirations

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One of the vacation exercises is to comment on nine inspirations. So, here goes. 1. Annemarie Prins. I have only recently discovered her work, through conversations with Cambodian photographers. Annemarie, a Dutch theatre director and playwright, created the play Breaking the Silence, in 2009. The play is based on many interviews she conducted with Khmer Rouge survivors. The work was …