Blame AI Art’s Exploiters, Not the Technology

Tony Peak
4 min readFeb 22, 2023
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“When falsehood can look so like the truth, who can assure themselves of certain happiness?”

Mary Shelley; ‘Frankenstein’

The current AI controversy, regarding its manufacture of art, bothers me on several levels.

First, it’s frustrating that people who are too lazy to learn the skills to write, paint, etc., are using these AI apps to do it for them — who…

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Tony Peak

Science Fiction & Fantasy author, member of SFWA, HWA, & Planetary Society; represented by Ethan Ellenberg