September 22, 2023
This was a live segment on PHL17 morning television in our education space in the Bok building. Watch the segment here
Have you heard of rug tufting? It’s the newest crafting craze taking over social media.
Tufting is the way soft, fluffy rugs are often made and you can learn to make your own at a workshop in South Philly. PHL17’s Alex Butler went to “Tuft The World” to check it out.
by: Alex Butler
July 13, 2023
Eads uses the AI software DALL-E, similar to ChatGPT (they are made by the same company, OpenAI) to type in parameters for an image request. For example, Eads asked for a geometric pattern loosely based on paintings by Bridget Riley, the British artist known in the 1960s for creating optical effects with line patterns.
The software generates many versions of what it thinks Eads is asking for. He chose one of DALL-E’s images, a squared spiral in black. Its imperfectly aligned lines create a slightly dizzying effect.