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Techstination feature for Thursday, January 5, 2023

Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I’m Fred Fishkin.      The new year…no doubt will bring many headlines surrounding artificial intelligence or AI.   In just a few weeks…ChatGPT …the Open AI chatbot…has caused quite a stir.  Meanwhile…AI in art is growing.   VANA Portrait creates fun and interesting AI portraits from photographs…and CEO Anna Kazlauskas says the approach there is to give you control and ownership of your digital representation..

“There’s no company that holds the AI model of yourself that can create infinite portraits of me or infinite portraits of you.  So what we’re doing is essentially putting that AI model in the hands of every individual.”

There’s more info and you can give it a try at  And check out the video version of our full interview to see what Vana did with my portrait.

You can find us at   I’m Fred Fishkin.

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