Thursday, January 12, 2023

The horse is out of the barn ...



Writing as an endangered art form looms as it's cheaper to assign a job to a digital operative than to rubes like us, right? In a span of just three years, AI has moved in on all disciplines requiring thought from fine art to writing and we haven't even addressed the addition of AI to the internet of things. Something's afoot as per Sherlock Holmes, applies ...

Next time you're on your favorite news site, you might want to double check the byline to see if it was written by an actual human.

CNET, a massively popular tech news outlet, has been quietly employing the help of "automation technology" — a stylistic euphemism for AI — on a new wave of financial explainer articles, seemingly starting around November of last year.

The problem in checking whether it's mecha or orga is the fact AI's getting better at the thought game 24/7. Warms the cockles of one's heart, right?

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