Things Lurking on the Fringes – Discussing AI, Post-Digital Comics, and the Media Industry with Ilan Manouach

Things Lurking on the Fringes – Discussing AI, Post-Digital Comics, and the Media Industry with Ilan Manouach

A neat side effect of this little blog is that it continues to serve as a starter of conversations with interesting people  – like Ilan Manouach, who originally got in touch to discuss synthetic media. After a fruitful first exchange, we decided a proper interview would be in order. In case you haven’t heard of Ilan yet: He’s a very prolific Greek-Belgian digital artist, musician, writer, researcher, and scholar with a strong interest in AI, avant-garde publishing, post-modern disruption, and – possibly first and foremost – comics in all shapes and sizes. Ilan’s current jobs include that of a visiting scholar at Harvard’s metaLAB and a consultant for Onassis Publications. In short, he‘s a great colloquist when you‘re into innovation and next level ideas.

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Synthetic Media: Let’s Keep It Real

Synthetic Media: Let’s Keep It Real

Being able to generate synthetic media content “at the push of a button” is as fascinating as it is dangerous. On the one hand, there is the significant boost in productivity and creativity. On the other hand, there is the dystopian vision of a technology that fosters disinformation and violates a plethora of rights.

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