In the fast-paced world of technological advancements, the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on various aspects of our lives cannot be ignored. Recently, a panel discussion was held at the World Language and Digital Humanities Studies, shedding light on the […]
In the fast-paced world of technological advancements, the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on various aspects of our lives cannot be ignored. Recently, a panel discussion was held at the World Language and Digital Humanities Studies, shedding light on the intriguing connection between AI and storytelling.
Led by David Frederick, a prominent figure in the field of classical sciences, game design, and digital humanities, the panelists engaged in a thought-provoking conversation about the influence of AI on narratives. With a specific focus on the global trends in technology unfolding in Northwest Arkansas, the discussion aimed to explore the evolving relationship between AI and storytelling.
The distinguished panelists included Joe Payne, a game designer and Web3 entrepreneur from UNLIMITED Game Studios, Stefani Esin, a narrative designer also from UNLIMITED Game Studios, and Greg Rogers, the creative director of Causeway Studios.
Although the quotes from the original article were not available, it is evident that these experts bring a wealth of experience and expertise to the table. Joe Payne and Stefani Esin, who were part of a previous panel discussion on game development in May 2023, delved into the creative, cultural, and ethical implications of designing video games within the constantly evolving metaverse. On the other hand, Greg Rogers, who previously attended the University of Arkansas, engaged in a conversation with Causeway Studios, organized by the professional association Ozark Game Developers and RSO Razorback Game Devs.
The panel discussion sparked meaningful conversations and pondered on the ways AI transforms storytelling. It explored how characters, plotlines, and even interactive experiences within games can be enhanced through AI technology. The fusion of AI and storytelling opens up new horizons, blending technology with creativity to deliver immersive and captivating narratives.
For those intrigued by this topic, World Language and Digital Humanities Studies will be hosting another event as part of their AI series. Titled “Artificial Intelligence in the Classroom,” a workshop will be held on November 30th from 11 am to 12:30 pm. This workshop will feature esteemed participants such as Maggie Fernandes, an assistant professor specializing in rhetoric and composition, Ken Muessig, a trained design manager from Global Campus, Guillermo Pupo Pernet, a doctoral student in comparative literature and cultural studies, and Curtis Maughan, the director of WLDH Studies.
To find out more about this upcoming workshop or to confirm your attendance, click here.