The “Boring Apocalypse” Of Today’s AI

Machines writing dreary text, to be read by other machines

Clive Thompson

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Photo by Andrea De Santis on Unsplash

I recently learned a very useful concept for thinking about our AI future.

It’s in a recent column by the New York Times writer Ezra Klein, in which he grapples with the impact of large language-models like ChatGPT.

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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