📖 Can AI write good novels?
Plus: OpenAI expands access to DALL-E 2, Tesla has dumped 75% of its bitcoin holdings a year after touting 'long-term potential, and more…
Can AI write good novels?. On a Tuesday in mid-March, Jennifer Lepp was precisely 80.41 percent finished writing Bring Your Beach Owl, the latest installment in her series about a detective witch in central Florida, and she was behind schedule. The color-coded, 11-column… (Josh Dzieza / The Verge)
OpenAI expands access to DALL-E 2, its powerful image-generating AI system. Today, DALL-E 2, OpenAI's AI system that can generate images given a prompt or edit and refine existing images, is becoming more widely available. The company announced in a blog post that it will expedite access for customers on the waitlist with… (Kyle Wiggers / TechCrunch)
Tesla has dumped 75% of its bitcoin holdings a year after touting 'long-term potential. Tesla said in its second-quarter earnings statement that it has 'converted approximately 75% of our Bitcoin purchases into fiat currency.' The company invested $1.5 billion in bitcoin early last year. After a huge rally in 2021, the digital… (Jordan Novet / CNBC)
The weed influencer and the scientist feuding over why some stoners incessantly puke. “She was trying very hard to be a cannabis influencer,” a former coworker at a weed company says. “Cute blond girl eating edibles: that was the premise.” By 2016, Moon had amassed over 14,000 followers on Instagram. Then… (Amanda Chicago Lewis / MIT Technology Review)
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