Everest Pipkin Debunks AI’s Supposed Use of Secret Language

“This is not AI ‘inventing language’ but rather an inhuman process turned to human patterns, picking up on already existent and present aspects there that humans do not currently use as footholds in understanding.”
– Software artist Everest Pipkin, debunking a viral Twitter thread about DALL-E 2’s supposed use of a ‘secret language.’ “Machine learning could be humanist,” Pikin fumes, “but it’s only ever used to launder histories of human making into propaganda for a shiny tech futurism that won’t come to pass.”
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