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"AI art is, in my view, soft propaganda for the ideology of prediction. As long as it remains tied to the paradigm and politics of ever-large models, increasing capital and marketing hyperbole, its contribution to art practice will have little meaning, if any."

Marco Donnarumma
hyperallergic.com/772848/ai-ar

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BTW how Hyperallergic editors muddled the point in that headline:

"Prediction ideology is the operating system of the Global North"
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"AI art is, in my view, soft propaganda for the ideology of prediction."

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AI Art Is Soft Propaganda for the Global North

@air_pump I agree AI art is marketing for “AI” but I don’t think AI == an ideology of prediction or that prediction ideology is the operating system of the Global North or that prediction ideology is unique to the global north.

@ulyssespascal I think that AI == an ideology of prediction (e.g. "make every problem a prediction problem" predictionmachines.ai/) and/or I'm happy enough to read that term. But agreed what even is the Global North and what OS does it run...

@air_pump and wouldn't be better being propaganda for the global south (i can't with the term but ok).

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