I can spot at least 5
1/ Compliant young female robot trope
2/ Not the first AI robot painter by a long way. Harold Cohen developed his over 44 years
3/ The project's twitter feed is mostly of a middle aged man looking creepily at his robot
4/ Is there any 'AI' here anyway? The paintings/drawings look like dodgy photoshop filters / edge detection with a spot of line following
5/ Inexplicable mention of metaverse

@yaxu “assigned the she/her pronoun” is a pretty obvious one.

@yaxu it's enforcing and promoting the fact that robots are slowly but surely taking over everyone's jobs

@yaxu Yeah. it looks like the guy just bought the "Art School Girl" package for the Real Doll and glued a servo on it.

@yaxu The adoption of a so-called "critical" position while amplifying the overstated claims of AI.

> AI algorithms “are going to know you better than you do”, Meller warned.

@yaxu The conflation of ethics and economics.

> “We haven’t spent eye-watering amounts of time and money to make a very clever painter,” said Meller. “This project is an ethical project.”

@yaxu The unrelenting attribution of agency to technology.

@yaxu The creepy complicity of Guardian writers and photographers going to a puppet show and essentially reporting back from puppetland.


>Ask Ai-Da – and yes, the Guardian did ask pre-submitted questions for her to answer – what she thinks of art, her sophisticated language program is like Siri on steroids.

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