An Exploration of Generative AI

The recently concluded Djinns x Jam hosted by Genre X was an exciting 3-day foray into bringing people closer to the world of generative AI. The event brought together enthusiasts, experts, and novices alike to explore the incredible possibilities and challenges that generative AI tools such as ChatGPT, DALL-E, and Midjourney bring to the creative landscape.

I had the unique opportunity and privilege to moderate the panel discussion and teach a workshop on generative AI.

Day 1 

Panel Discussion on Generative AI

The event kicked off with a panel discussion featuring artists and industry experts passionate about AI including Prateek Arora, Pinar Seyhan Demirdag, Saad Z. Hossain, Divyansha Sehgal, and Hasan. The discussion focused on the world of generative AI, exploring the numerous solutions it offers across different domains, as well as the challenges and ethical concerns it raises.

Day 2

Training in Generative AI

On the second day, participants had the opportunity to get hands-on experience with popular tools such as ChatGPT, Midjourney, and DALL-E. Through interactive workshops and guided exercises, attendees learned how to harness these powerful tools for various creative endeavors, from content generation to visual art creation.

Day 3

Presentations on Climate Change in the Indian Subcontinent

The final day of GenreX Djinns x Jam featured a series of captivating 2-minute presentations by the trainees. Utilizing the generative AI tools they had learned to use, participants crafted speculative and fictitious narratives focused on the theme of climate change in the Indian Subcontinent. These presentations showcased the immense potential of generative AI in storytelling and visual art, as well as the imaginative ways in which technology can help us explore and communicate complex global issues.

The 3-day GenreX Djinns x Jam event was a resounding success, demonstrating the incredible potential of generative AI and fostering a community of curious, creative individuals eager to push the boundaries of what's possible. We can't wait to see what the future holds for generative AI and the innovative minds that embrace it.

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