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Luke Plunkett
lukeplunkett
Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.

I just love how it’s a bog standard CSV.
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Alright but you can’t include the picture but leave out the phrase “holy fucking bingle” which is now going to be in my vocabulary

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It’s pretty damn obvious tech companies are trying to make artistic/creative labor in general obsolete through the increasing popularity of AI tools(obviously pushed by them). AI tools may be flawed right now, but people are overlooking the true intent here.
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Jesus christ, this is the easiest thing in the world to not fuck up and it feels like every company is hell-bent on making the worst possible decisions in any given moment. Read more

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Every time I look at that hand I see something new that’s somehow more horrifying than the last.   Read more

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What the techno-utopians who comment on articles like this fail to realize is that they’re considering AI art generators as a neutral tool that has somehow materialized out of thin air. Considered in isolation, it is a promising instrument - but the reality is that such technology is developed and wielded by Read more

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an artist isn’t the style or product they output, its the creativity they bring to the table. AI generated art literally cannot replace that. Read more

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A reminder that the Mr. Blue Sky video in Just Dance 2022 is utterly delightful

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Good for her, happy she is in a better place in her life. Read more

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This is good news. To the folks getting defensive about this, there’s some context you’re missing:
Some folks at Anime Expo Chibi were mass-generating low effort “waifus and selling prints of them. The rule being enacted by Anime Los Angeles is gonna be combatting stuff like this. Of course AI art is sometimes Read more

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This story is missing the really cool context: this episode all began with one Deviantart image by a Simpsons fan.

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It’s a fun series worth it just for all the other tangents they find, more so than the actual confirmation of who made the game and why (both of which are rather heartwarming). Read more

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Was absolute floored at this. Watching the videos of the abuse in unfolding was very painful to watch, the text messages, everything just totally abhorrent. Hoping her situation improves from here on out. Read more

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Tons of white gamers in wealthy countries who have never known any serious hardship beyond a delayed release date just mentally checked a box that says, “I guess I won’t express that perfectly reasonable opinion in public from now on.” Read more

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Its also the impending death of creativity... i literally saw this comment on reddit today and im speechless... like “painting something for a loved one didnt have to take you any effort with dall-e around!”

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They don’t make ‘em like they used to...thankfully, in this case. Read more

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