Project PAI versus ObEN

It is not clear to me what the difference is between Project PAI and ObEN? I am completely bored with all the blockchain gobbledygook. I am also unhappy with all the Chinese language. I’m only interested in practical avatar news, and only in English. Is Project PAI doing anything practical?

I keep reading the email updates from this, looking for something interesting or useful about avatars, and so far nothing. Not sure how long I will continue to follow