January 8, 2023January 8, 2023 by thetrichordist @davidclowery: Silicon Valley’s Loophole Arbitrage on Display Yet Again with OpenAI In the age of Silicon Valley monopoly pseudo-capitalism, a tell that an organization is up to no good, is the use of the word "open." Take OpenAI. It has slathered itself in a pseudo-academic ooze, presenting papers, hosting "discussions, hoping you don't realize who really owns— David C Lowery (@davidclowery) January 5, 2023 OpenAI: The same Silicon Valley monopoly pseudo capitalists that have given you all the other monopoly platforms. Start with Sequoia capital. Go from there. Now it's important for the scam to present it as something that is "open" to the public as if they are creating something..— David C Lowery (@davidclowery) January 5, 2023 like a public park or library (one of SVs favorite Trojan horses). Because what they are really doing is taking private property (copyrights, TM, ROP) that rightfully belong to artists (big and small, professional and hobbyist) without permission and converting it to a private…— David C Lowery (@davidclowery) January 5, 2023 company owned by the same people who brought you the current monopoly platforms. The trick works cause commentators (especially tech journalists) willfully repeat the framing that a public good is being created. Not the next Google.— David C Lowery (@davidclowery) January 5, 2023 The second trick these cynical pseudo capitalist opportunists are playing is that nothing is really"owed" to creators because no one is harmed, AI is simply creating new works, based on collective Artist impulses. Really? The why can I input "in the style of Panhandle Slim"…— David C Lowery (@davidclowery) January 5, 2023 Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailRedditLinkedInTumblrPinterestLike this:Like Loading... Related
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