AI “Model Collapse” Shows Why Real Human Expression Is So Powerful

AI needs the real words of real people

Clive Thompson

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two robotic figures reading from devices
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I’m seeing more and more AI-generated text online. Even here on Medium, in fact!

In the last few months, I’ve noticed comments on my posts that seem oddly …. off. They’re grammatically correct, but existentially rather alien. They usually a) blandly praise my…

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Clive Thompson

I write 2X a week on tech, science, culture — and how those collide. Writer at NYT mag/Wired; author, “Coders”. @clive@saturation.social clive@clivethompson.net