The Midjourney Mess, part 2: Turing problems

I’m thinking more about image- and text-generating AI, and one point I want to make is that this current mess isn’t just a failure of ethics – it’s a failure of evaluation more broadly. It’s not just that the tech industry didn’t think carefully enough about whether producing this kind of AI would be harmful; it’s also that the other questions we asked ourselves – whether a creative AI was effective, whether it was “really” creative, and so on – were the wrong questions.

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