Matthew Belinkie, Mark Lee, Jordan Stokes overthink the rise to prominence of art generated by a machine learning model from human prompts. Is this the end of western civilization or just another tool that people will use? What happens to perfomers’ right to their own likeness? And to what dystopian future could this trend lead us?
- “AI wins state fair art contest, annoys humans” from Ars Technica
- “Taking a selfie during the Battle of Omaha Beach, 1944” from r/StableDiffusion
- “Will AI Replace Human Musicians | Q+A” from Adam Neely on YouTube
- “The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction” (1935) by Walter Benjamin
- “Meet Loab, the AI Demon Now Haunting the Internet” from No Film School
- “The Hubbert Peak Theory of Rock, or, Why We’re All Out of Good Songs” from Overthinking It