Ars Electronica, in scale from microcosm to epic, examines a planet on the edge

Ars Electronica is vast – and this year doubly so, as it tackled topics from planetary climate down to microscopic microcosms. So we turn to guest contributor Sofy Yuditskaya aka The Source, media artist and educator, to navigate highlights and insights from the landmark media festival.

Locally sourced: you can now run Stable Diffusion AI art generation on your M1 Mac

It’s got a one-click installer, runs locally, requires “no dependencies or technical knowledge,” and crucially, doesn’t talk to the cloud. Diffusion Bee is a simple way of running all that AI art stuff on your M1 (or M2) Mac.

Peter Kirn - September 13, 2022

Techno meets graphic novel: Alan Oldham’s Johnny Gambit is back to the future

1986, Chicago. Hot Comics. Inside the sleeve of a Rhythim is Rhythim 12-inch. Private detective Johnny G is always popping up somewhere vital to techno – and now creator Alan Oldham has him set for Berlin 2023.

Peter Kirn - September 5, 2022

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