Recently people have been experimenting with artificial intelligence tools to make pieces of art. Platforms like Craiyon, DALL-E 2, and Midjourney, among others, seem to be taking the art world by storm. But, can someone with no artistic background create a masterpiece of their own? Is computer-generated design art?
The environmental footprint of the publishing industry is very high. But there are ways to make the consumption of books a sustainable practice. Bookstores that specialize in low-production editions might be the answer.
There’s an invisible kingdom running under our feet and we don’t even notice. It’s usually associated with mold, decomposition, decay, and even death, but actually, we should be grateful this species exists. Indigenous peoples have been using mushrooms for food and medicine for centuries. Now is our turn to start paying attention to the numerous advantages fungi have to offer to humankind.
Researchers in Argentina and Australia have found a solution to mitigate the environmental impacts of COVID-19. Thanks to their hard work and commitment to sustainability, they have discovered that discarded face masks, which are filled with microplastics that then are absorbed by soil and water, can be repurposed to extend the life of pavement asphalt.