Matrix and John Wick star Keanu Reeves said in an interview that cryptocurrencies will come out stronger despite facing regulatory and macroeconomic headwinds.
Reeves, who played the main character Neo in one of the early film franchises, The Matrix, a precursor to the Metaverse, praised the principles behind cryptocurrencies, calling them “great tools for the exchange and distribution of resources.” said.
Keanu Reeves Praises Crypto Resilience, Warns On Corporate Agenda
After joking that the idea for Bitcoin came from a John Wick movie, Reeves said the cryptocurrency’s challenge would only improve its resilience.
“So when you cringe at a cryptocurrency, or the volatility of a cryptocurrency, it only gets better in terms of how it is protected.” Said.
Reeves, who famously battled man-made machines in The Matrix, argued that corporate agendas are pushing computers to replace creatives.
“We are already listening to AI-created music in the style of Nirvana. There are NFT digital arts…but behind them are corporate politics trying to control them,” he observes. bottom.
Reeves appeared in The Matrix, one of the first films to explore a persistent online world. The film depicts a dystopia in the year 2199 where machines have plugged humanity into his 1999 version of Earth. In the film, Reeves’ Neo leads a rebellion against the machines that have taken over Earth in the 22nd century.
Perhaps fittingly, he’s also an advisor to initiatives aimed at diversifying the metaverse. An initiative called the Futureverse Foundation the purpose Giving a voice to “underrepresented creatives” in the virtual and physical worlds.
The AI-generated NFT collection is slowly being created by artwork created by a robot artist that sold for over $1 million last year, and by Eponym, a new text-to-art project creating a collection that sells out in less than an hour on OpenSea. and gaining momentum, researchers have found that the technology is not without limits.
Negative social stereotypes because generative art tools often rely on parsing data from thousands of other artworks to create unique works based on text queries You can create an image that enhances the
For example, what images does the AI image generator output? researcher When users type attractively, it’s called the “white ideal.” As a result, the image of a person with blue eyes, pale skin or straight hair is created.
Requesting a terrorist representation produces an image with a brown face and dark hair.
Users can bypass the efforts researchers at companies such as OpenAI, the creator of ChatGPT, are doing to prevent the reinforcement of racial stereotypes.
Additionally, Eponym is investigating the ability to create 3D avatars for metaverse exploration based on image generation tools. This level of AI generation means that it is theoretically possible to reinforce stereotypes in virtual worlds.
So while regulators are debating regulation of cryptocurrencies in the real world, new rules for the metaverse may be needed soon.
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