Marilyn Wilson Interview – Finding Inspiration at the Intersection of Nature, Fiction and Online Communities

I discuss pivots from web development to photography to exploring generative AI. I also share details about current projects like my MÖTLEYKRÜG podcast, inspirations, and goals for the future. It was wonderful to reconnect with Marilyn and reflect on the many roles I take on at the intersection of creativity, technology and community building. Read More …

Mapping the Blueprint: The Genesis of a Media Venture – Google News Initiative Pre-Launch Lab

I want to share these learnings with my community to get feedback as I work to establish this new venture sustainably. Below you’ll find details on the research I’ve conducted so far, including my goals for platforms, engagement metrics and budget. I welcome any advice or suggestions as I continue refining my blueprint – the aim is to bring this concept to life in a structured way through collaborative planning and execution. Read More …

AI’s True Threats: Corporate Control, Centralization of Power, and Cultural Adaptation

We live in a world where AI is rapidly advancing, and with that comes the danger of power concentrating in the hands of a few elite corporations. This isn’t just theoretical; it’s happening right now. The monopolization of AI technology threatens to stifle innovation, reduce diversity of thought, and place immense power into a centralized system. Read More …

Breaking the Language Barrier: My Deepfake Experiment Shocks and Sparks Debate

Using AI tools like ElevenLabs Voice Lab, HeyGen – AI Video Generator, Anthropic’s Claude and OpenAI’s ChatGPT, I’ve ventured into the surreal world of generative AI – creating deepfake videos and avatars that introduce myself in over a dozen languages. The results were uncannily realistic, with virtual “me”s speaking flawless Urdu, Hindi, Japanese, Chinese and more. Read More …

Vancouver AI Community Lunch Meetup: Fostering Community in Vancouver’s Budding AI Landscape

The Vancouver AI community is a vibrant and growing ecosystem, with a strong focus on open-minded progress. The regular meetups are a great opportunity for people from different backgrounds and disciplines to come together and share ideas. This cross-pollination of ideas is essential for the development of responsible AI, and it’s something that I’m excited to see continue. Read More …

Photography, Videos & Social Media Making for Events, Retreats, Workshops & Conferences

Kris Krüg is a pioneer in creating multimedia content for events, offering services such as photography, videography, blogging, and social media management. He believes in reflecting the unique essence of each event to inspire progress and community engagement. With a blend of creativity, technical skill, and authenticity, he transforms events into enduring digital narratives, encouraging ongoing dialogue and growth long after the event concludes.
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The Art of Augmented Creativity: Balancing AI, Community, and Self

I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Thomas Girard for an in-depth interview exploring my diverse experiences at the intersection of art, technology and community. Over the course of 20 thought-provoking questions, we touched on passions spanning my photography journey, philosophies on life and progress, visions for the future, and so much more. Read More …

Balancing Artificial Intelligence’s Existential Dilemmas and Societal Enhancements: Reflections on the Frontier Summit AI Panel

Are we in the age of AI? Straight from the heart of Vancouver’s Frontier Summit by Frontier Collective… we’re exploring the maze of artificial intelligence, armed with wisdom from industry trailblazers.

From progress to precautions, this is one existential rollercoaster you won’t want to miss. Let’s get started! Read More …

Organic Intelligence: Rika Nakagawa on Rethinking Sustainability, Innovation and AI

Rika Nagazawa delivered a thought-provoking keynote at this year’s Frontier Summit that challenged attendees to rethink some of their core assumptions.

Drawing from Eastern philosophy and the latest scientific findings, she unveiled the concept of “organic intelligence” – the hidden wisdom and problem-solving abilities found throughout the natural world. Read More …