Category: Art

Art Analyzer

Reading Time: 4 minutes Analyze artwork using GPT Vision and LLM This past weekend I spent time diving deeper into OpenAI’s GPT-4 Vision capabilities. I figured this would be a good excuse to blend my interests in software development, AI/LLMs, and artwork. I wanted to see how quickly and effectively GPT-4V (gpt-4-1106-vision-preview) could analyze artwork given an uploaded image.…
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Artwork Focus: Tonalism

Reading Time: 2 minutes For the past month, I’ve been researching more on the Tonalism style of art. This was a very popular style of art in the early-mid 1800s to early 1900s before Impressionism became the rage. I really like the mood / atmosphere, and darker color themes and stories you can tell with light. I particularly like…
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Neurosky Brainwave Visualizer

Reading Time: 3 minutes I recently purchased a Neurosky Windwave EEG device ($100 model).  The Mindwave measures your brain’s electrical activity, and can detect your level of focus (attention vs. mediation) and measure typical brainwave patterns (beta, alpha, theta, and delta).  There are a number games included, and a wide range of ones to download from their appstore.  I…
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Extreme Videos: Kiwi and Rollerman

Reading Time: < 1 minute Two videos from YouTube, both extreme in their own way. The first video is from Jean-Yves Blondeau, a.k.a Rollerman, the owner and inventor of the world’s only 31-wheel roller super suit. Link to video on YouTube, here. The second video “Kiwi” is an animation about a Kiwi – a type of bird that cannot fly,…
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World History Timeline – WOW!

Reading Time: < 1 minute Now this is an amazing timeline poster! I’d like to see somebody try to create a digital version of this using Simile Timeline. 😉

Morphing Faces of Beauty

Reading Time: 3 minutes Back in October, I read an article from Seed Magazine titled Beauty is in the Processing Time of the Beholder. The article discussed how studies have indicated that people find prototypical faces (those with average features) to be the most attractive. A paper published in Psychological Science proposes that these prototypical faces are found attractive…
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