Truth in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction

25 minute read Published: 2023-04-13

Count me among those who are alarmed about the implications of "AI," such as it is. But I am not among those who worry about machines taking over. I see no signs of intelligence—either from the large language models being hyped right now, or from those doing the hyping. My concern around this technology is more mundane than apocalypse, but more profound than simple economic impact.

I'm terrified we're about to lose the war for truth.