TouchDesigner will add POPs for GPU-powered 3D operations

Points, polygons, point clouds, particles, line strips – and therefore simulations of everything from fog to cloth and collision – are now getting a powerful set of operators in TouchDesigner. It’s a generational leap forward for the tool that powers a lot of the world’s most bleeding-edge visuals. Details, plus more from Berlin:

Op-ed: Generative AI should be stopped for the good of autistic people

Could the exploitation of generative AI disproportionally impact neurodivergent people? Paulee Alex Bow joins for a guest editorial from the perspective of an autistic person. It’s vital reading for people working on AI tech – and can hopefully spur debate and action.

Peter Kirn - May 10, 2024

Roland and Universal Music Group partner on “AI for Music”

The world’s biggest music company has now teamed up with one of the world’s leading instrument and music creation tech makers to weigh in on the growing AI boom. Mostly what we get is a set of general principles – but talking about who made music for the data sets is central, and it could be an indication of musician/instrument/music industry partnerships to come.

Peter Kirn - March 21, 2024

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