Doc Pop wearing blue scrubs and a stethoscope around his neck. He appears to be in a doctors outfit and he looks like a doctor. 

This image is AI generated, but extremely photorealistic. Close inspection will notice odd details, like the way the blue scrubs blend in with the shirt collar, or the weird shape of the stethoscope.

“I’m neither a doctor nor popular.”

Doctor M. Popular, blogger

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    #SidewalkFriends: Cone Head

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    Nightshade, the AI data poisoning tool, is now available. In a recent article, the Register says, “Nightshade poisons image files to give indigestion to models that ingest data without permission. It’s intended to make those training image-oriented models respect content creators’ wishes about the use of their work.” Artists and photographers can use this defensive…

  • How To Play Doc Pop’s One-Dimensional Chess

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  • #SidewalkFriends: A Wizard Pondering

    #SidewalkFriends: A Wizard Pondering

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