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How does this translate to art? My point is that art is also a form of communication.

We make and consume art for two reasons:

First, yes, also because it's pleasant. Beautifully played music, a well-done painting etc., they're all worthwile in themselves. We like art because it contains ARTISANRY. This is the part that AIs can do well, and are quickly getting better at.

Second, because there is a human being at the other end. Because through art, we are communicating.

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Imagine an AI reads past newspapers and can produce realistic-looking newspaper artists. Is that AI obsoleting newspapers?

NO!

Because something crucial is missing: The connection to the real world. We don't want to read newspapers because of the way they are written. We want to read them because they tell us about things that other people have observed in the real world.

At most, an AI can help a human journalist to write the actually relevant content in a pleasant format.

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All that talk that AI can produce art and will soon surpass human artists is cargo cult bullshit.

True, they create music that sounds somewhat like Bach, pictures that look somewhat like van Gogh, they may even put a lot of people in the art business out of work. But that's irrelevant to the question.

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It's time for .

I'm a , functional programmer (, , , soon , user) and (differential topology, ).

Arts-wise, I love to do (have a look at manuelbaerenz.de/) and .

My philosophical and ethical viewpoints: I love and sentient beings a lot, I'm and . I think that, second to our ability to feel, our creativity is what makes us most valuable.

„Der Bus fährt immer um 7!“

Grossstadtkind: :07, :17, …
Kleinstadtkind: 6:07, 7:07, …
Dorfkind: 7:00

Designated a natural monument of the city, the tree is the 7th largest in Japan and over 3,000 years old. It is 30 m high, has a circumference of 20 m, and its branches extend 30 m east-west and 33 m north-south. It is the sacred tree of Takeo Shrine, the oldest shrine in Takeo.

kyushuandtokyo.org/spot_47/

Bei dem Angriff an der Universität Heidelberg ist eine junge Frau gestorben, drei Menschen wurden verletzt. Der mutmaßliche Täter richtete sich nach der Tat selbst. Die Ermittler machten noch keine Angaben zu einem möglichen Motiv.
Motiv unklar: Junge Frau stirbt nach Amoklauf in Heidelberg

Ich werde den Tag segnen, an dem ich erstmals bei Sonnenschein ohne Jacke Fahrrad fahre. Bei Vogelgezwitscher.

Tenemos el inodoro que usted necesita !!
- Media taza.
- Doble taza (Dual).
El envío es gratuito.

#revolt @revoltchat is a really promising project, but also too early to use productively in a self-hosted environment. *sigh*

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