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How to Make Ideas Happen with AI

April 10, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


Join the Big Idea Center for this immersive “How to Make Ideas Happen with AI” workshop where students will be introduced to the rapidly-changing world of artificial intelligence and why this powerful tool is here to stay. Students will then work within various AI platforms and follow guided prompts by instructor Ryan Rhoades to create practical AI-generated projects!

No prior experience necessary; beginners welcome!


When: Apr. 10, 2023, 5:00-6:30 p.m.



In this workshop, you’ll:

  • Understand how AI is becoming a revolutionary tool across an assortment of industries and how you can harness the power of AI for yourself
  • Become familiar with different AI platforms and explore their interfaces
  • Unleash your creativity by leveraging AI to produce a variety of projects such as stories, songs, art, etc. – the possibilities are endless!



Next Steps to Prepare for the Workshop After Registering:

  • Create a free account for the certain AI systems that we’ll be using during the workshop (which systems to download will be listed in your registration confirmation email)
  • Bring your laptop to the workshop (to use the AI systems and follow the instructor’s guided prompts throughout the workshop)


About the Instructor:

Pitt alum Ryan Rhoades ’06 is an entrepreneurial minded creator with a passion for community, connection, and empowering makers everywhere to thrive.

He’s a creative director, author, artist, & multimedia producer with over 20 years of publishing, design & marketing industry experience. Ryan loves all things “creativity” and is passionate about building innovative products & services, developing new communities, and empowering others to leverage the power of creativity and technology so they can thrive in our fast-paced, ever-changing world.

In his experience, Ryan has helped position individuals & organizations as leaders in their industries through the power of creative media, visual storytelling, and community development.

Ryan is the Founder & Creative Director at Reformation Designs as well as the author of both The Science of Getting Rich: How to Manifest + Monetize Your Ideas and Stop Wasting Time & Burning Money: How to Crush Procrastination & Live the Life of Your Dreams.


Big Idea Center
3601 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213 United States
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