Google introduced at the moment that it’s launching a redesigned Arts & Tradition app for Android, with an iOS launch to comply with quickly. The redesigned app features a new AI-generated postcards function, a brand new Play tab, a TikTok-like “Encourage” feed and extra.
Most notably, the app now features a “Poem Postcards” function that lets customers ship AI-generated postcards to associates. With this new function, customers can choose an paintings then select from a sonnet, haiku, limerick or extra to create an artwork impressed and AI-generated poem utilizing Google’s PaLM 2 Mannequin. You possibly can then share this poem with your folks as a digital postcard. The function is offered now in choose nations.
You possibly can entry the function by discovering an paintings you want on Google Arts & Tradition and clicking on the ‘Poem Postcards’ button to start out producing and sharing poems.
The app now additionally features a new “Play” tab the place customers can mess around with digicam instruments like Artwork Selfie and Artwork Filter, and video games like Blob Opera and the lately launched Viola the Fowl. Google’s new Poem Postcards function is offered within the Play tab, too.
As well as, customers can swipe by way of a TikTok-like “Encourage” feed that features an always-changing and customized stream of cultural highlights. Google says customers might be impressed by artifacts, cultural tales, occasions and rather more throughout cultural matters. Like on TikTok, you possibly can favourite content material if you wish to see extra prefer it.
Customers can uncover cultural connections with the brand new new “cultural flywheel” that revealing a wide range of associated cultural content material to proceed your exploration.
“For instance, begin your journey with Vermeer’s Woman with a Pearl Earring and the flywheel will unearth cross-cultural connections presenting different depictions of bijou throughout areas and time,” Google wrote in a weblog put up. “We’re all the time investigating new methods to attach cultural content material so this function will proceed to evolve over time.”
Final, the redesigned app makes it simpler to discover cultural matters reminiscent of artwork, meals, vogue, craft and science. Customers can choose between looking artifacts, cultural tales, companion collections and extra, then refine their exploration by place, subject and creator.
Google says the brand new modifications are designed to make the app extra accessible and intuitive to discover, whereas giving customers new methods to find and interact with tradition.