A list of intriguing things
One: Astria is an AI tool that allows you to create all sorts of cool AI-generated versions of yourself. Just feed it some of your photos plus some prompts—then sit back and have some fun! Check it out here. Below is a glimpse of how it works:
World Cup bonus: Check out the predictions of Al Jazeera’s AI cutie called Kashef—and play their prediction game.
Two: Thanks to a collaboration with Harvard University, scholars (and folks like us) can take a 3D tour of the great pyramids of Giza in Egypt. Choose your trip over at the Digital Giza website over here. And get a peek at what it looks like below:
Three: Russia’s Berezka dancers made their debut in 1948—and have since covered “47,000 dancing kilometres”—more than the Earth’s diameter. Adoring crowds gather to watch their “floating steps”—which makes them look as though they are gliding on air, even as their feet work furiously below. Art Publika and New York Times have more on this amazing all-female troupe. Below is a lovely clip that shows you how magical it looks. Or you can check out this longer 5-minute video.