AI SECRETS AUTHOR
I am an experienced author with expertise in digital communication, stock media, design, and creative tools. I have closely followed and reported on AI developments in this field since its early days. I have gained valuable industry insight through my work with leading digital media professionals since 2014.
I am an experienced author specializing in digital communication, stock media, design, and creative tools, enthusiastically following and reporting on AI developments in this space, from the early days of reverse image search and automatic image editing to the latest image upscaling and AI image generation tools.
I have been researching and writing about digital visual technology, image licensing, and creative design since 2014, working directly with renowned industry experts and shaping up a communication-focused insight on both the supplier and consumer sides of the market. I write for Stock Photo Secrets and Footage Secrets, among other industry publications.
This week, the popular AI generative model for images Midjourney announced that it is stopping the free trials on its platform, citing user abuse as the main reason. According to the company, people were abusing the one-trial-per-person system, and it caused a GPU shortage, so they halted the offer. Coincidentally, extremely realistic, fake photos of famous […]
High-profile tech company NVIDIA has recently announced the launching of Nvidia AI Foundations, a cloud services platform for customers to train and deploy generative AI models using custom datasets. And they already have partnerships with important media-focused firms, such as Shutterstock, Adobe, and Getty Images, to train different AI image generators on the new NVIDIA clouds. Also, […]
Adobe is finally joining the AI-generative game with the newly launched Adobe Firefly, an assortment of AI-generation models currently in beta. It will be eventually integrated into the Adobe ecosystem, primarily into Creative Cloud’s most popular apps, such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and Premiere Pro. At this time, the company released one model that is a text-based […]
One of the biggest questions surrounding AI-generated images seems closer to having a final answer, as the US Copyright Office (USCO) released a new guidance that establishes that AI-generated pictures cannot be copyrighted. This directive –which also applies to AI-generated text, music, and any other creative production done with AI-generative models– is based on the USCO’s consideration […]
OpenAI –the tech lab behind Dall-E and ChatGPT, among other popular AI-generative models– has recently launched GPT 4, a multimodal AI they consider the latest and most advanced step into deep learning applied to everyday life. This new model's novelty is that it can interpret text and images, expanding its applications into human assistance roles. Let’s […]
Very appropriately launched today, March 8th, MissJourney is a TEDxAmsterdam Women and ACE initiative. This new AI text-to-image generator produces images with women as the only exclusive protagonists in an effort to counteract the problem of gender bias seen in AI-generated images from other generative models. And it’s free for anyone to try! AI Imagery, Gender […]
Getty Images doubled down on its legal battle against AI image generator Stable Diffusion, as they announced that last week they filed a lawsuit against Stability.ai –the lab tech behind the AI art generating tool– similar to the one they introduced in the UK last month. In the suit, the stock media licensing company alleges Stable […]
Today the stock media licensing giant Shutterstock launched the new Shutterstock Generate, their own text-to-image AI generator built in collaboration with OpenAI. This tool leverages the Dall-E model and Shutterstock’s robust stock image library to produce accurate, responsible synthetic images from text prompts in a user-friendly format. Shutterstock Generate is available for all on Shutterstock’s website, […]
Microsoft announced the third phase of its multi-year partnership with OpenAI, which has been going strong since 2019. The new investment and commitment between the companies say to focus on impulsing the breakthrough of safe, useful, and powerful AI applications for the general public, including the latest OpenAI’s generative models like ChatGPT, Dall-E 2, and […]
vAIsual, the company that pioneered legally-clean datasets for AI training, has recently announced a first-of-its-kind partnership with the stock photo agency The Middle Frame, which specializes on authentic Middle Eastern and North African imagery. The goal is to include thousands of The Middle Frame’s inclusive and accurately representative images onto vAIsual's datasets, which other companies can […]