Greece seeks to use 3D printing robot to replace Elgin Marbles at British Museum

3D Printing Robot - Image of Elgin Marbles

The suggested strategy is to return the ancient sculptures and to display meticulous replicas instead. A team from the Institute for Digital Archaeology (IDA) in Oxford, England has programmed a 3D printing robot that would be able to produce realistic copies of the Elgin Marbles, Ancient Greek Parthenon sculptures, that the British Museum would be able to display so it can return the originals to their country of origin. The technology has been programmed in a way that the copies would be exceptionally realistic. The British Museum has yet to…

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DALL-E artificial intelligence tool creates art based on typed descriptions

Artificial intelligence tool - Research

The software from the OpenAI research lab in Silicon Valley instantly produces the described image. The DALL-E artificial intelligence tool was first unveiled earlier this year by the Silicon Valley OpenAI research lab. It is considered to be one of the most powerful AI systems in the world for image creation. All a user needs to do is type a description, and DALL-E instantly generates an image in the requested artistic style or in the form of a realistic (or mostly realistic) looking photograph. “It’s incredibly powerful,” said University of…

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Bacardi launches QR code wearable album clothing at Paris Fashion Week

QR Code - Bacardi Rum Bottle

The brand has brought a number of trends together in its apparel-based promotional marketing. Bacardi Rum launched a new QR code apparel promotional campaign just in time for Paris Fashion Week and is bringing together a number of trends to complete its design. The quick response codes were combined with musician partnerships and streetwear collabs. Bacardi worked with producer Boi-1da and streetwear brand NAHMIAS to create a branded apparel line featuring a QR code that can be scanned. Anyone who scans the barcode will be able to listen to music…

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Creepy AI robot named Ai-Da learns to paint

AI Robot - Image of robot painting

The creators of the technology have worked to let it paint in a capable, humanoid way. Ai-Da has become the first AI robot that has not only been created to look humanoid (still often called creepy, despite its realism), but also to paint in a way that could be considered artistic. While the creators worked hard to make it a highly capable robotic artist, that wasn’t the main point. The goal of the AI robot, according to those creators, is to draw society’s attention to the development of robotics and…

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AI art cannot be copyrighted, say US officials

AI art - no copyright approval

USCO says that artworks made by artificial intelligence are not eligible for copyrighting. AI art is now a thing, but not something that is eligible for a copyright, according to officials from the US Copyright Office (USCO). The USCO says that artwork “must be created by a human being” to be eligible for a copyright. Not for the first time, the US Copyright Office has denied an effort to copyright AI art, which was created by an artificial intelligence system and not by a person. The artwork copyright filing was…

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