Has AI finally made Bored Ape NFTs artistic?

AI art is cropping up everywhere and it should be no surprise that it's making an impact on the NFT world. Bored Ape Yacht Club remains one of the most famous collections of Ethereum-based non-fungible tokens, and now they've been given a fine art makeover by AI using Google's cloud computing network – all 10,000 of them.

So what began as a pioneering collection of NFT collectables has been turned into another collection of more artistic NFTs by some seriously powerful machine learning. And they've sold out already, obviously. Lost? See our explainer what are NFTs? and our guide to how to use DALL·E 2 to catch up.

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Joe Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment and software for creatives, from video editing programs to monitors and accessories. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives. There he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and design assets for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.