PROMPT: “ROBOT ACCEPTING AN OSCAR” Words by Neal Romanek
AI-powered creative tools are finally within reach. Get set for a revolution of machine-assisted content creation
AND THE WINNER IS...
ill robots replace humans? Isn’t that the question that’s always supposed to kick off an article about AI? Of course, that’s the wrong question. The question is not, ‘will AI replace humans?,’ but
An unretouched, uncropped image returned by the Midjourney AI in response to the prompt: “Robot
accepting an Oscar” (right)
‘why will humans want to replace other humans with AI?’ The answer is to have more power. We love a bit of power, and when technology promises we can produce more with less effort, we can’t resist. When we speak of AI today, we’re generally talking about machine learning. This is the use of computers that can adapt and self-correct based on data they receive, mimicking the human brain – or what we theorise the human brain to be. Except they are very different from that. Where the human brain is an organic process, inextricably linked to nature, environment and the physicality of the human body, machine learning is what you
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