Generative AI: Is it the End for Human Artists?
INDUBITABLY: The Debate Podcast
Sun, August 6, 2023
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The Impact of Generative AI on the Arts

In this episode, we delve into the fascinating world of generative AI and its impact on traditional artists and creators. Generative AI is a form of artificial intelligence that has the ability to create new and unique data, including art, music, and writing.

One of the key debates surrounding generative AI is its effect on traditional artists. As AI-generated art becomes more prevalent, questions arise about the originality and plagiarism of such creations. AI artists use existing data as a training set, which raises concerns about the authenticity and uniqueness of the resulting artwork.

Generative AI is not limited to a specific medium or style. It can create art in various forms, including photos, videos, and music. The quality of AI-generated art has been steadily improving, but there are still limitations and flaws that make it distinguishable from human-created art.

However, the impact of generative AI extends beyond the art world. In the entertainment industry, there are discussions about the potential use of AI-generated characters to replace human actors. This raises concerns about the future of human creativity and livelihoods in the industry.

As a result, the industry is experiencing strikes and calls for regulation to protect the rights and livelihoods of artists and creators. The future of generative AI and its impact on the arts may be shaped by consumer responsibility and voting with our wallets.

Join us as we explore the world of generative AI, its implications for traditional artists, and the potential future of creativity in the age of artificial intelligence.

Original Show Notes

Hollywood is currently on strike, in large part over the fear actors and writers have of AI generated art.  What implications does this new technology have for the creative content that we consume?  Will human artists be replaced by computers in Movies? Music? Photography?  And if the quality of AI generated art can compete or surpass our own capabilities, is that even a bad thing?

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