Sora: Creating Video From Text

ChatGPT’s parent company, OpenAI, made headlines with the announcement of their latest innovation, Sora, on February 15th. Sora is a groundbreaking text-to-video AI model, revolutionizing the creation of videos with its ability to craft detailed scenes, featuring multiple characters and dynamic camera angles, all within a span of up to 60 seconds. Named after the Japanese word for “sky,” Sora symbolizes the limitless potential of this cutting-edge technology, showcasing its capacity to produce vivid and compelling visual narratives. While the capabilities of Sora are undeniably impressive, they also underscore the growing importance of equipping young people with critical thinking skills in navigating the digital landscape. As educators and caregivers, it is imperative that we guide our youth in discerning the authenticity of online content, empowering them to question and evaluate what they encounter. Moreover, as adults, we must lead by example, honing our own ability to critically analyze information on the internet, in order to effectively mentor the next generation in digital literacy. While Sora is not yet available to the public like ChatGBT, its impending release prompts us to remain vigilant and proactive in preparing ourselves and our youth for the challenges and opportunities presented by emerging technologies.

Jump on Sora’s website to see some examples of this technology. ~ Ryan

(Pictures at the top and below are from a video created by Sora)