Posted on March 30, 2019 at 4:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If the Fresh Air interview on extremism has you anxious about the future, this piece from the Guardian might calm you down some.

The essay comes in response to the announcement about an AI that can write news stories and nonfiction.

So where’s the good news?

Steven Poole isn’t buying the claims that the AI is “too dangerous” to release widely, and he thinks the nuance of human emotion is still well out of its reach.

Read his analysis of the GPT2 (the artificial-intelligence entity) and what it means for writing in the Guardian.

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