Tag: Writers strike
The AI Anti-Utopia, And Other Stories
Software is replacing artists and writers who enjoy their work while warehouse staffers pee in bottles to make quota. AI is turning into a shitty anti-utopia. As I write this, the Writers Guild of America (WGA) has been on strike for 28 days. In a negotiation with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers […]
Vanity Fair Profile Of Teamster’s Union Boss Lindsay Dougherty
This profile of Lindsay Dougherty fucking awesome and well worth the read.
AI Enabled Greed And Stupidity
The content units mindset makes AI replacing human writers inevitable. This AI future won’t just replace writers, when the goal is churning out more content units, ever cheaper, every creative is on the chopping block. The sword that will cut their jobs is being forged with their work.
Rolling Stone: Why Striking Hollywood Writers Fear an AI Future
For Rolling Stone Miles Klee & Krystie Lee Yandoli have the best writeup I’ve seen to date on the AI aspect of the Writers Guild of America strike. Why Striking Hollywood Writers Fear an AI Future