Instafest now lets you create a music festival poster through a playlist link

Instafest, the app which went viral last year before Spotify Wrapped was officially unveiled, now lets you create a music festival poster based on artists that you have in a particular playlist. The app’s developer,  Anshay Saboo, has added more themes and customization options as well. Users can create a music festival poster through a … Read more

YouTube lets you create AI music that sounds like Charli XCX (with permission)

YouTube is letting you make your own AI-generated music that sounds pretty damn similar to leading pop artists — with their permission. Announced Thursday, the Google-owned video streaming platform is letting creators generate unique “Dream Tracks” for their Shorts in the style of Charli XCX, Troye Sivan, John Legend, Demi Lovato, Charlie Puth, Papoose, Sia, … Read more

Tesla boss Elon Musk says AI will create situation where no job is needed

Elon Musk, chief executive officer of Tesla Inc., at the AI Safety Summit 2023 at Bletchley Park in Bletchley, UK, on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023. Chris J. Ratcliffe | Bloomberg | Getty Images LONDON — Elon Musk thinks that artificial intelligence could eventually put everyone out of a job. The billionaire technology leader, who owns … Read more

How to Create Images With ChatGPT’s New Dall-E 3 Integration

There’s a usage cap on how often you can interact with the GPT-4 version of ChatGPT. (These prompts take a hefty amount of computer power to process!) The official limit is set at 50 prompts every three hours. If you hit this wall, the chatbot displays an error message with how long you will have … Read more

Will X’s addition of audio and video calling create stickiness in the app?

Elon Musk announced Wednesday that an early version of video and audio calling is now available on X, formerly known as Twitter. The move is another step towards Musk’s goal of turning X into an “everything app” that can handle everything from online payments to news to food delivery. Not all users can access it … Read more

Discord Launches Teen Safety Assist To Create Safer Places

Photo: Diego Thomazini (Shutterstock) Discord revealed Teen Safety Assist, a new safety initiative to promote a safer environment for younger users to hang out in. The initiative includes default enabled safety features for teenagers on the app, such as proactive filters and alerts. “As great as all of these amazing updates to Discord are, none … Read more

Android 14’s AI-generated wallpapers are super fun. Here’s how to create them

June Wan/ZDNET When Google announced Android 14, one of the biggest developments was the addition of a brand-new generative AI wallpaper tool. Like just about any other AI image creator, users feed in a set of words or prompts, and the AI whips up a completely unique image based on the input. Review: Google Pixel … Read more

Final arguments are being made before Australia’s vote to create Indigenous Voice

CANBERRA, Australia — Opposing campaigners made their final pitches on Friday over changing the Australia’s constitution to acknowledge a place for Indigenous Australians on the eve of the nation’s first referendum in a generation. The referendum has the potential to amend Australia’s founding legal document for the first time since 1977. But opinion polls suggest … Read more

Australians cast final votes in a referendum on whether to create an Indigenous Voice

CANBERRA, Australia — Australians cast their final votes Saturday in the country’s first referendum in a generation, deciding whether to tackle Indigenous disadvantages by enshrining in the constitution a new advocacy committee. The proposal for an Indigenous Voice to Parliament bitterly divided Australia’s Indigenous minority as well as the wider community. Indigenous activist Susanne Levy … Read more

Argentina wildfires create apocalyptic scene of blazes at city’s edge

Comment on this storyComment Fires that surrounded populated parts of Argentina, creating apocalyptic scenes that triggered international concern on social media, were largely brought under control Wednesday, authorities said. But the country remained under “extreme” fire danger amid dry and windy conditions. Firefighters were battling as many as six wildfires in the Córdoba province of … Read more