AI art is not a crime
Losing our jobs and creative output to AI is less of a problem than losing our humanity to AI-enabled decision-makers.
If you think that Artificial Intelligence (AI) will eventually be taking jobs from artists and designers, you’re probably right.
Only it won’t be in the ways we expect.
Many (most?) artists make ends meet not by doing whatever art they want to—they button up, package, and sell their talents daily as part of paid work at marketing departments, in agencies, at corporations, in freelance gigs, contests, and beyond.
AI is coming, hard, for their menial tasks like image cropping, creating banner advertisements, making social media posts, organizing content, and winning $300 in fine arts competitions.
On more complex projects, a highly paid content consultant will probably step in to tidy up the AI’s output before publication.
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