Nate Peters on being intentional, digital art and generative NFTs, the advantage of established creators, and the fast pace of artificial intelligence & crypto.
Nono hosts the Getting Simple podcast, sketches things that call his attention, writes stories about enjoying a slower life, and records live streams and tutorials on creative coding and machine intelligence.
Nate works as a software engineer for Autodesk. Before joining Autodesk, he earned his Master of Design Studies in Technology at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and a Bachelor of Architecture at Iowa State University.
We’re no experts, so please don’t take our words as financial advice. We just hope our conversation sheds some light in your own path to learning more about the world of digital currencies, machine learning, and technology.
- Substack & Revue
- Descript’s new features
- Typinator, PHP, Bash & Makefiles
- Processing & p5.js
- WebGL & three.js
- HuggingFace & Gradio
- Foundation.app, NiftyGateway & OpenSea
- Smart contracts
- NFTs (non-fungible tokens)
- Ethereum & Solana
- SHA256 hash generator
- Pix2Pix, StyleGAN & Pixel2Style2Pixel
- Machine-learning based sketch vectorization
- Suggestive Drawing
- iA Writer, Dropbox Paper & Notion
- Refik Anadol
- Tyler Hobbs
- Craig Mod
- Matt DesLauriers
- Seth Godin
- Lex Fridman
- Anthony Pompliano
- Zach Lieberman
- 00:00 · Introduction
- 00:57 · NFTs
- 02:55 · Established creators
- 06:27 · Early adopters
- 07:50 · Ownership
- 10:04 · Royalties and smart contracts
- 13:55 · Generative art
- 19:39 · Mechanics of crypto art
- 29:07 · Digital artists vs speculators
- 30:53 · Attention is power
- 34:48 · Supporting artists and platform lockdown
- 47:48 · Laser eyes
- 48:59 · DAOs
- 52:17 · Machine learning and artificial intelligence
- 59:30 · Generative networks
- 01:01:33 · Making machine learning accessible
- 01:10:03 · The fast pace of AI
- 01:21:32 · AI-based audio and video editing
- 01:27:43 · Subscriptions
- 01:37:50 · Advice for beginners
- 01:39:21 · Wrap up
- 01:41:20 · Outro
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