The Association

of Creative Industries

The Association of Creative Industries

Our Purpose

At ACI, we strive to be a beacon of support and representation for the creative industries in Georgia, fostering a thriving ecosystem where creativity, innovation, and cultural expression can flourish. Our mission is to fortify and accurately represent the role of creative industries in the country’s sustainable development, addressing the distinct challenges our members face.

News

  • 12 February 2024

    In a time characterized by rapid digital transformation and cultural evolution, creative hubs remain important epicenters of innovation and collaboration. These are not just places of work but platforms where artists meet with technologists and entrepreneurs. They are living breathing ecosystems that thrive from creativity and innovation, the blended diversity of skills and ideas. Each hub is unique, intricately woven into the fabric of its community—its cultural context and purpose

  • 30 January 2024

    The first human patient has received an implant from brain-chip startup Neuralink on Sunday and is recovering well, the company's billionaire founder Elon Musk said. "Initial results show promising neuron spike detection," Musk said in a post on the social media on Monday. The study uses a robot to surgically place a brain-computer interface (BCI) implant in a region of the brain that controls the intention to move, Neuralink said

  • 26 January 2024

    On 24 January 1984, a man called Steve Jobs got up on a stage and introduced Apple’s first personal computer. By today's standards, the tiny screen, boxy form and rudimentary graphics of the original Macintosh look ludicrous. The device was not even the first personal computer. But it was, arguably, the first to change the world. Today, the Mac 128K – so called because it came with 128kb of Random

  • 12 January 2024

    A barrage of high-profile lawsuits in a New York federal court will test the future of ChatGPT and other artificial intelligence products that wouldn’t be so eloquent had they not ingested huge troves of copyrighted human works. But are AI chatbots — in this case, widely commercialized products made by OpenAI and its business partner Microsoft — breaking copyright and fair competition laws? According to the copyright attorney Ashima Aggarwal,

  • 29 December 2023

    Ukraine has started testing the electronic residency programme, as reported by the Minister of Digital Transformation, Mykhailo Fedorov. This beta test, called uResidency, allows citizens of other countries to register as individual entrepreneurs (FOP) in Ukraine and conduct business from anywhere in the world, paying taxes to the Ukrainian budget. In the programme, one can apply for residency status, open a bank account, and pay taxes. E-residents will also have