We recently pledged that we would avoid use of AI-generated content unless it was to illustrate stories on that topic. But Adobe Stock is now making it difficult to honor that commitment due to the way the company has implemented its AI policies.
The author discussed her plans for the first half of 2023, plus her recent books, her foray into self-publishing, and why she'll never be far from her Parasolverse. Also: A special video report on generative AI.
With its ability to produce mashups, generative AI is well-suited for creating steampunk imagery. Nevertheless, we intend to avoid use of these images – in most cases. Here’s a closer look at the technology and why it’s causing a stir.
ChatGPT, launched last November, is a sophisticated chatbot from the company behind DALL E. Though still in an experimental preview stage, it is notable for its ability to engage in conversations in ways that seem human. We gave it a test drive by conducting an interview about steampunk.
The company ran five missions to explore the undersea wreckage of the passenger liner. They were financed in part by citizen scientists who paid up to $150,000 to join the crew. More missions to the shipwreck are planned for next year.
The Airlander combines technologies used in airships, fixed-wing aircraft, and helicopters. The manufacturer foresees commercial applications including adventure travel and short-hop inter-city flights.
If you’re hankering to be a real-world Steampunk Explorer, OceanGate Expeditions is seeking Mission Specialists for a series of expeditions to explore the undersea wreckage of the RMS Titanic.
Organizers of the Watch City Steampunk Festival are seeking entries for the Mad Science Expo, Virtual Edition, which will be part of this year’s online event scheduled for May 8.
If steampunks have an official holiday, it’s undoubtedly Halloween. And now a website in the UK has used the power of science to determine the scariest movies ever made.
The Museum of Underwater Art, off the coast of Queensland, features submerged sculptures by Jason deCaires Taylor. Made from non-toxic, marine-grade cement, they become artificial reefs that attract coral and other sea life.