Weekly Design Links — 04/18/23

John Freeborn
3 min readApr 18

The humans are under attack. That’s what the news keeps saying. Artificial intelligence is here. It’s taking our jobs. The sky is falling. There will be fallout from AI–I’m not delusional. We have no idea what this is going to look like yet. Will it be Terminator or Star Trek: The Next Generation? Only time will tell. There are many paths, tools, and thought patterns to creativity. That’s what I try and bring together in these posts–creativity comes from many sources and we can learn from each.


42nd and Vanderbilt
Danish photographer, Peter Funch, placed these rigid confines upon his 9 year photographic project


Sweeping AI-generated skateparks emerge from the iconic parisian cityscape
ūti architectes rethinks paris’ skateboarding culture

The next 10 years of generative AI could end reality as we know it
Generative AI is blurring the lines between fact and fiction

This speculative timeline shows how, if unchecked, the AI big bang could usher in the end of reality as we know it


Luke House / Budi Pradono Architects
This residence is situated in a breathtaking area near the Uluwatu cliffs in Bali

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John Freeborn

designer, artist, skateboarder and video gamer