Tag: AI

  • Feedly wanted to track protests and riots for companies, until they got destroyed on Twitter

    Feedly, the popular RSS feed service, recently came under fire for a now-deleted blog post (here is an Internet Wayback Machine link) in which they discussed using AI models to track protests, riots, and rallies. Many people were concerned that this technology could be used by employers and corporations to engage in union busting, worker…

  • BuzzFeed Is Quietly Publishing Whole AI-Generated Articles, Not Just Quizzes

    Noor Al-Sibai and Jon Christian writing for Futurism: Earlier this year, when BuzzFeed announced plans to start publishing AI-assisted content, its CEO Jonah Peretti promised the tech would be held to a high standard. “I think that there are two paths for AI in digital media,” Peretti told CNN. “One path is the obvious path…

  • Will AI Actually Mean We’ll Be Able to Work Less?

    Elizabeth M. Renieris writing for The Walrus: And now, argues tech writer Paris Marx, “new technologies like AI are framed as offering us various forms of empowerment and liberation: We’ll be able to work more productively, spend less time doing our chores, and anything we want will be a click or tap away. But those…

  • The impact of AI on content creators

    The impact of AI on content creators

    Recently, I read an article that said that in the next 5-10 years, AI would generate 90% of all the content on the internet. That number seemed a bit high to me, but it got me thinking about how AI is changing the landscape of content creation. Now, mere weeks later, here we are with everyone…