Stories of the future — How Artificial Intelligence will kill the video star

Stories of the future — How Artificial Intelligence will kill the video star
  1. Many companies will soon run Text-to-Image AIs inhouse
  2. Google Search is dead
  3. AI Media will replace human media in the long run
The age of mechanical reproduction is over. Welcome to the age of artificial reproduction.

Status Quo — 4 important Text-to-Image AIs

Examples of Images generated by Artificial Intelligence

DALL-E 2

DALL-E 2 interface

Midjourney

midjourney.com — Logged in area

Craiyon

Mark Zuckerberg on the beach by Craiyon.com

Stable Diffusion

A self-hosted Stable Diffusion environment

Bonus: AI Stockphoto sites

lexica.art — AI generated stock images

The immediate consequences

The 5th Industrial Revolution will be a cultural revolution. AI is the cherry on top.
Comparison of Math and Art

How the creative industry will change

Models from the 80s, generated by Midjourney.
DaveSouth — “Ultra-futuristic Ducati Bertone Superbike, large chunky wheels and tyres, fusion powered electric 2-wheel drive, white red blue paintwork” generated through MidJourney
“The Birth of the Prompt Designer” without special instructions, generated by Midjourney

Business predictions

1. Many companies will run Text-to-Image AI in-house

2. Google Search is dead

Google Search is dead. She remains dead. And we have killed her.
Example of Midjourney interface where every Prompt Input can be copied and saved

3. AI Media will replace human media in the long run

AI will eventually replace a lot of human effort in Art, Media and Culture
The Singularity is near. Text-to-image AI is the beginning.

My personal conclusion

Radioactive quackery: Toothpaste containing Thorium from the 1940s

What needs to happen

Joël Luc Cachelin — Culture 2040- Trends, Potentials, Scenarios, Scenarios of Support, Christoph Merian Verlag

The further we progress on our mass migration into the digital realm, the stronger we want to turn back.

The age of artificial reproduction has begun.
It will be weird.

Example of a combination of special Midjourney commands resulting in very interesting results

What I am doing about this

We are ze Golemz — an interactive Comic for the age of artificial reproduction
Rick and Morty taking LSD
Examples of Golemz characters
Character designs for “We are ze Golemz” made using Midjourney.

Acknowledgments

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