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This week, Cherlynn and Devindra dive into the world of AI art with Senior Editor Dan Cooper and Creative Futurist John LePore. We know that Dall-E and Midjourney can create really compelling images from a little bit of text, but do they owe anything to all the images they’ve trained on? We also examine the deplorable state of Meta and Cherlynn gushes about the new Pixel Buds Pro. Stay tuned until the end of the show for our talk with Joshua Stiksma, Design Director of moss 2, which discusses the current state of VR game development.

Listen above, or subscribe to your podcast app of choice. If you have any suggestions or topics you’d like to bring up during the show, drop us an email or drop us a line in the comments! And be sure to check out our other podcasts, the Morning After and cafe-madrid News!



  • Is AI-generated art borrowed or stolen? – 1:30

  • Meta’s Lots of Trouble and a Reversal on Instagram Plans – 27:35

  • Pixel Buds Pro review – 42:16

  • Bloomberg report reveals a few details about Grand Theft Auto 6 – 51:37

  • Playstation VR 2 has support for live streaming and movie mode – 53:25

  • RIP Car Thing by Spotify – 54:35

  • Filipino politician wants to make ghosting illegal – 58:08

  • Listener Mailbag – 1:00:55

  • Working on – 1:08:05

  • Pop Culture Picks – 1:12:34

  • Interview with Polyarc design director Joshua Stiksma about Moss: Book II – 1:17:56

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Hosts: Devindra Hardawar and Cherlynn Low
Guests: Dan Cooper and John LePore
Producer: Ben Ellman
Music: Dale North and Terrence O’Brien
Livestream producers: Julio Barrientos
Graphic artists: Luke Brooks and Brian Oh

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