Yesterday, the internet was taken by storm by DeviantArt’s announcement of some new services and features. Many people focused on the fact that DeviantArt announced an AI generator of their own, and that by default, images uploaded to DeviantArt were opted in to being allowed to be used for AI training (though not specifically DeviantArt’s AI called “DreamUp”). DeviantArt has since reversed its stance on opt in (now making opt out the default, which should have been the case to begin with), but there were a lot of different, loosely related ideas that were part of this announcement that, unfortunately, were missed. One of these is the release of the “noai” and “noimageai” meta tags, which will help you have more control over whether or not your art is used to train AI image generators.
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You may have heard of AI art, or art created with the assistance of artificial intelligence. A lot of my friends are talking about it, and many more are asking me for my particular opinion on what I think about AI art. It’s a hot button topic for sure, so I’m answering a few questions you may have about the tools and my particular take on AI art.
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Back in 2011, I was involved with a few local art projects in Manchester, NH including a mural at the Adam D. Curtis skatepark, and a rotating project of painted panels that were to take residence in local Manchester businesses. One of the projects was painting all along Manchester’s Cat Alley.
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