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Your Creativity Will Not Save Your Job from AI

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Illustration is a collage of 1s and 0s, script handwriting, and a pencil art sketch.

You do not need a wild imagination to see that the future cracked open by these technologies is full of awful and awesome possibilities.

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This year, we have seen a flurry of artificial intelligence (AI) products that seem to do precisely what many considered to be nearly impossible: mimic creativity. Language-learning models such as GPT-3 now answer questions and write articles with astonishingly human-like precision and flair. Image-generators such as DALL-E 2 transform text prompts images.

This new crop of generative AI technologies seems to possess qualities that are more indelibly human. Call it creative synthesis—the uncanny ability to channel ideas, information, and artistic influences to produce original work. Articles and visual art are just the beginning.

From The Atlantic
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