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highplainsdem

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29. I've posted a number of threads in General Discussion on magazines
Mon Apr 10, 2023, 10:43 PM
Apr 2023

using AI for articles, with the chatbots making errors that aren't caught by human editors who are supposedly checking for errors. The errors have included potentially harmful health and financial advice, which I don't find "very amusing."

I'm not amused, either, by ChatGPT often providing fake quotes and citations, or claiming real people have committed crimes they haven't committed.

Or churning out bios with false information on schools attended, jobs held, etc.

These chatbots all have disclaimers that they will get things wrong. They will simply invent "facts" that aren't facts. Users are advised to check everything chatbots generate carefully and NOT rely on them for anything important.

It's despicable that any magazine would replace writers with chatbots. It shows those magazines have no respect for their readers and care only about profits. In which case they don't deserve readers.

Look at these PJMcK Apr 2023 #1
you left out Conjuay Apr 2023 #21
Objectivity PJMcK Apr 2023 #23
Ok Lithos Apr 2023 #2
Check your library for "Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life" by Anne Lamott Lettuce Be Apr 2023 #3
Great book AZSkiffyGeek Apr 2023 #14
I was going to recommend this book as well... Phentex Apr 2023 #15
around here NJCher Apr 2023 #4
one more thought NJCher Apr 2023 #7
. . . and hers was one of the Not Heidi Apr 2023 #9
There's a ton of info on that & I'm sure, specifically how to write memoirs. CrispyQ Apr 2023 #5
I would recommend several books on writing by Natalie Goldberg, specificly one on writing memoir. royable Apr 2023 #6
Possible (Writing) Tools As Assistants Ahna KneeMoose Apr 2023 #8
What? Not Microsoft Word? Not Heidi Apr 2023 #10
Ahh, Err, Umm, Actually (then Seriously?) (Okay then!) (n/t) Ahna KneeMoose Apr 2023 #11
The latest MS-Office, which includes Word, provides direct access to the MS AI writing assistants. Earth-shine Apr 2023 #26
Just start writing. Worry about getting it into final, publishable form highplainsdem Apr 2023 #12
I'm a retired professional writer. Earth-shine Apr 2023 #13
Really? AI? Not Heidi Apr 2023 #17
You can't copyright AI illustrations. There's already a court ruling highplainsdem Apr 2023 #18
I can certainly see how AI-written stories would piss off editors of creative writing mags, but ... Earth-shine Apr 2023 #25
I've posted a number of threads in General Discussion on magazines highplainsdem Apr 2023 #29
"In which case they don't deserve readers." Earth-shine Apr 2023 #31
The problem with chatbots providing misinformation, as opposed to some sites you can get highplainsdem Apr 2023 #34
You are now very far from the OP. Earth-shine Apr 2023 #35
We're on the subject of AI because you highplainsdem Apr 2023 #36
I think of AI for more of a memories book like Story Pro... Phentex Apr 2023 #19
That's what Carol Burnett intended Not Heidi Apr 2023 #37
It is fully originated by the user, not the AI. Earth-shine Apr 2023 #24
No, a rough draft from a chatbot isn't fully originated by the person highplainsdem Apr 2023 #27
The difference is between what would be acceptable for small-scale publishing and what one might Earth-shine Apr 2023 #30
I agree that big business doesn't care, and a lot of companies are already implementing AI highplainsdem Apr 2023 #32
Absolutely Consider All Wordages From 'highplainsdem' (Just Above) Ahna KneeMoose Apr 2023 #16
Elders Not Heidi Apr 2023 #38
Understood - And Thank You For Your Kind Response (n/t) Ahna KneeMoose Apr 2023 #39
Am same as you. But best internet advice from successful types: Just DO IT UTUSN Apr 2023 #20
It would be difficult for me as I approach the end of life. Chainfire Apr 2023 #22
Just fiction... Sorry Laura PourMeADrink Apr 2023 #28
No, but this guy does: lastlib Apr 2023 #33
Two LudwigPastorius Apr 2023 #40
I put the question to ChatGPT. Here's the reply intrepidity Apr 2023 #41
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