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AI cynicism of the morning

2024-02-15 18:41:56.246127+01 by Dan Lyke 0 comments

RT Jared White @jaredwhite@indieweb.social

The breathless coverage of AI right now on The Verge is a prime example of how media *choosing* to give oxygen to a technology increases its perception of legitimacy whether they intend to or not.

Imagine a major news publication writing story after story like:

"And here's another person cheerfully going about their day getting work done, and they aren't using any generative AI.”

“How does it feel not to use AI today?”

“I feel pretty great, actually.“

“Aren't you behind?”


“Well OK!”

Dan Sugalski @wordshaper@weatherishappening.network

It's pretty clear that the big winners from the AI revolution are going to be those companies who manage to not destroy themselves before the AI revolution flames out.

Josh Collinsworth: I worry our Copilot is leaving some passengers behind

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