The Creative Code

Nancy Aguilar, Katelyn Chang, youth leadership institute

The Creative Code is a podcast created by Nancy Aguilar and Katelyn Chang, two California youth creatives discussing generative AI’s impact on youth creatives. In the wake of these new technologies, Nancy and Katelyn want to know: Are creatives using technology like DALL-E and Midjourney? Or ChatGPT? Do creatives think people should be making money off of AI generated art? Can AI be used ethically in the creative space? read less
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Priceless Data
4d ago
Priceless Data
The Creative Code is a podcast created by Nancy Aguilar and Katelyn Chang, two California youth creatives discussing generative AI’s impact on youth creatives. In this episode Nancy and Katelyn discuss the mistreatment of artists in the industry because of generative AI and why it’s so harmful.Special thanks to our editor Jarrett Ramones who did the Calafia News Team Anchor's Voice!Resources:If you’re dealing with any mental health issues reach out to:Call or text 988 to get help. Open 24/7.orSAMHSA’s National Helpline which is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.Call: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)We also have some protection systems we use and recommend to protect your creative content. Glaze is a system that disrupts AI mimicry. It adds a “glaze” to content and makes it hard for the AI to train on the style and content.Nightshade is a system that poisons or distorts data that the AI would use to train on. After using Nightshade and your content is inputted many times into the AI model the content will look like something else to the AI.The Creative Code was created by Nancy Aguilar and Katelyn Chang through Youth Leadership Institute's journalism fellowship Calafia. For more information about Youth Leadership Institute. Calafia is yli’s statewide youth policy journal that amplifies the narratives of young people on topics and issue areas important to them and their communities. Calafia’s past issues have focused on youth criminal justice reform, educational equity, and addressing stigmas within communities of color. Check out the last fellowship's issue titled, Systems below and contact Jarrett Ramones at jramones@yli.org for a print copy.Calafia Fellows are selected every year from each yli office to create and edit the issue’s theme and the stories presented. They are also mentored by experienced reporters, travel to statewide and national media conferences, and learn the steps to producing a printed publication.
The Humanness of Creating
Jul 12 2024
The Humanness of Creating
The Creative Code is a podcast created by Nancy Aguilar and Katelyn Chang, two California youth creatives discussing generative AI’s impact on youth creatives. In this episode Nancy and Katelyn dive into the process of creating and what it means to create. And most importantly why it matters.Resources:If you’re dealing with any mental health issues call or text 988 to get help. Open 24/7.Or SAMHSA’s National Helpline which is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.Call: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)We have some protection systems we use and recommend to protect your creative content:Glaze is a system that disrupts AI mimicry. It adds a “glaze” to content and makes it hard for the AI to train on the style and content.Nightshade is a system that poisons or distorts data that the AI would use to train on. After using Nightshade and your content is inputted many times into the AI model the content will look like something else to the AI.The Creative Code was created by Nancy Aguilar and Katelyn Chang through Youth Leadership Institute's journalism fellowship Calafia. For more information about Youth Leadership Institute. Calafia is yli’s statewide youth policy journal that amplifies the narratives of young people on topics and issue areas important to them and their communities. Calafia’s past issues have focused on youth criminal justice reform, educational equity, and addressing stigmas within communities of color. Check out the last fellowship's issue titled, Systems below and contact Jarrett Ramones at jramones@yli.org for a print copy.Calafia Fellows are selected every year from each yli office to create and edit the issue’s theme and the stories presented. They are also mentored by experienced reporters, travel to statewide and national media conferences, and learn the steps to producing a printed publication.
Technology is the Future
Jul 9 2024
Technology is the Future
The Creative Code is a podcast created by Nancy Aguilar and Katelyn Chang, two California youth creatives discussing generative AI’s impact on youth creatives. In this episode Nancy and Katelyn navigate uncertainties of generative AI as youth creatives, discussing the rise of its popularity, and fears over the future. Resources:We have some protection systems we use and recommend to protect your creative content. Glaze is a system that disrupts AI mimicry. It adds a “glaze” to content and makes it hard for the AI to train on the style and content.Nightshade is a system that poisons or distorts data that the AI would use to train on. After using Nightshade and your content is inputted many times into the AI model the content will look like something else to the AI.About:The Creative Code was created by Nancy Aguilar and Katelyn Chang through Youth Leadership Institute's journalism fellowship Calafia. For more information about Youth Leadership Institute. Calafia is yli’s statewide youth policy journal that amplifies the narratives of young people on topics and issue areas important to them and their communities. Calafia’s past issues have focused on youth criminal justice reform, educational equity, and addressing stigmas within communities of color. Check out the last fellowship's issue titled, Systems below and contact Jarrett Ramones at jramones@yli.org for a print copy.Calafia Fellows are selected every year from each yli office to create and edit the issue’s theme and the stories presented. They are also mentored by experienced reporters, travel to statewide and national media conferences, and learn the steps to producing a printed publication.