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AI for Image Generation
Jun 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Our-Hometown, Inc. will be hosting a LIVE WEBINAR on using AI for Image Generation on June 29th at 3 PM Eastern.

We’ve seen AI technologies advance at a rapid pace throughout the first half of 2023, and that trend isn’t expected to stall out any time soon. One of the major tools released to the public this year is DALL-E 2 by OpenAI (the same company that brought you ChatGPT).

DALL-E 2 is an AI image generation system that creates images and digital art from a simple text description entered by the end user. While this kind of technology has endless potential, one key way that it can impact the news publishing industry is by replacing generic stock imagery.

It is no secret that content shared across social media and the internet, in general, performs better when there is an attached image or graphic to draw the reader’s attention. However, it is unlikely that you’ll have a relevant stock image for every topic, and using a generic image of your publication’s logo can become redundant.

Enter DALL-E 2.

By harnessing the power of DALL-E 2, publishers can enter a short description and generate a completely custom graphic to use with their story, potentially eliminating the need for stock imagery services altogether.

Join us on June 29th at 3 PM Eastern for a complete overview of AI-generated imagery and other use cases. As always, the presentation is free to Our-Hometown customers and members of our partnered Press Associations.

Just fill out a short form to register and select New England Newspaper Press Association!

The cost to the general public is $25.

New England Job Post Of The Week

Defense Reporter

The Day, located in New London, CT has an opening for a Defense Reporter. Wide-ranging senior beat involving local, state, and national coverage. The Day will continue to be a leader in the coverage of submarines, specifically how they fit into military strategy and defense spending priorities; submarine duty; the changing military; and the retired and active military community.

Coverage will center on the Groton Naval Submarine Base, the military role of submarines, submarine construction (as it relates to new technology, General Dynamics, and the local economy); the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, national museum and local operations; Connecticut National Guard; ports and maritime affairs; and local veterans groups and issues.

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