“The way Open.ai released the results of their recent research was meant to freak us out, and it worked. The A.I. Text Generator That’s Too Dangerous To Make Public provides examples where with very little input, text is generated that is indistinguishable if not better than the quality of this writing. The code wasn’t released for others to inspect and build upon, but it’s likely that comparable models will be in other’s hands soon. If not already.
Automated Messages are coming to social media, and if social media is to survive, it surely will not be in its present form.
There’s a saying, always bet on text as the best medium for social communication. And many have. Social networks, social media, Amazon and Yelp reviews, and many other mediums use text as core to their value. But what happens when the cost to produce a message that seems authentic falls to zero?”
The complete dazzling article by Ross Mayfield can be read here.
This is a formidable article that poses an interesting question to Tender as well. One of the starting apps in the Tender economy will be a micropayment-driven content recommendation engine. Today, more and more people are willing to pay for the content of their favourite authors. Tender will add a micropayment solution to already existing membership apps. What happens to authors and content when ai-texts are equally good than most human-written texts? We think it will be even more important to put a spotlight on truly great content and its human authors.
The beautiful artwork is by graphic designer wacomka.