Published on 11 November 2022 Updated on 05 January 2023
We submitted the word ‘peace’ in a new AI system, called DALL-E 2 that can create images from a description in natural language, and received the visual response below.
In today’s selfie culture, AI recognised the widely used heart and victory signs as signs of peace. The image depicts a woman, implying that peace is seen as a female trait and/or more women are taking selfies compared to men.
This AI image for peace prompts the question: Do current generations see peace through traditional peace symbols, such as the olive branch or dove?
Or will we need to update peace symbols such as the olive branches in the UN logo to communicate better with younger and future generations?
Symbols evolve and change along with our culture and society. To communicate peace, the 1960s and Woodstock generation used this sign…
…. calling for nuclear disarmament via a combination of letters N and D in naval semaphore code.
The following logos were used at two peace events held this month (November 2022) in Geneva and Paris.
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