Against AIdeology

A Marxist Analysis of Artificial Intelligence

Still from Ex Machina. Source: Universal Pictures.

Whatever benefits we get from AI, it comes from workers, not so-called tech geniuses. Media portrays workers in the tech industry as high-paying and leisurely. But behind AI are wires and metals, assembled by some of the most exploited. OpenAI’s DALL-E, which generates images based on queries, uses a database of art, without providing compensation to the artists.

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