I mean, absolutely. But you can't just rail at market forces and cultural values forces it's more complex than that. It's not the companies or the artists fault that there is a gap between cost, production, and product. Having done gig editing work, it makes sense to me that AI can do social media and blog posts with more accuracy and speed than I. I don't begrudge losses in marketshare based on that, I begrudge it for thr same reason I always do--the general complicity with the values that undergird our culture. Markets get upset by new technologies, wars, etc. That is natural. Artists have already been priced into their cubby in society and AI accelerates what is already a trend.

Have you interviewed Artists who make money from their art? I mean you'd need to gather a solid dataset for that to be actually interesting.

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