“Prompt Engineers” Can Create Better AI Art

Midjourney and DALL-E are machine learning tools that generate images from word prompts and as tools like this become “more sophisticated, those prompts have become a craft in their own right.” So much so that platforms have started popping up wherein these text descriptions can be sold by “prompt engineers” that create them to “reliably produce a certain art style or subject on a specific …

Artsy’s NFT Auction Supporting Girls Who Code

Digital works by women and nonbinary artists in the "Artists Who Code" online event

To celebrate Women’s History Month, online art platform Artsy has launched an NFT auction selling works by women and nonbinary artists, with a portion of proceeds going to Girls Who Code—a non-profit organization founded by Reshma Saujani that strives to reduce the gender gap in tech. The auction—called Artists Who Code—has been curated by artist and writer Mieke Marple and Sinziana Velicescu, the director of Vellum …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Eco-friendly innovations, AI-produced portraits, upcycled watches and more fascinating tidbits from around the web

Industrial Designer Jexter Lim’s Adaptive Tableware for Visually Impaired People Singapore-based industrial designer Jexter Lim worked with visually impaired people on the development of Eatsy, his collection of adaptive tableware that streamlines eating and serving actions like scooping, aligning, pouring and transferring. The set consists of a plate, bowl, cup, and utensils—each of which incorporates subtle details that act as sensory cues and can be …