Has AI finally made Bored Ape NFTs artistic?


The art of AI is popping up everywhere and it should come as no surprise that it’s making an impact in the world of NFTs. Bored Ape Yacht Club remains one of the most famous collections of Ethereum-based non-fungible tokens, and now AI has given them an artistic makeover using Google’s cloud computing network – all 10,000 of them.

So what started out as a pioneering collection of NFT collectibles has turned into another collection of more artistic NFTs thanks to some really powerful machine learning. And they’re already sold out, obviously. Lost? See our explainer What are NFTs? and our guide how to use DALL E 2 to catch

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the artistic monk (opens in a new tab) The project took advantage of advances in artificial intelligence and image dissemination techniques using Google’s Colab platform and cloud computing service. The team fed the 10,000 images from the original Bored Ape NFT droplet into their AI to use as a canvas to create generative art. The machine was then taught how to paint in 20 different art styles by receiving 14 million images and a massive data set of related keywords.