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Decrypting AI

Sora! Sora! Sora!

Season 1, Ep. 22

Ryan Ozawa and Jason Nelson discuss AI developments across politics and entertainment. They cover an AI system used by a political candidate to interact with constituents. Though responsible in its approach, enforcement of bans on campaign AI could prove difficult. Shifting focus, they explore a lawsuit alleging AI training on author content without permission. Evidentiary issues abound. On entertainment, they showcase impressive realism from OpenAI's new Sora video generator, though consistency glitches across shots persist. They note realistic fakes could enable misinformation, so OpenAI likely restricts access to prevent misuse. Still, creative potential exists for amateur filmmakers. Overall, the rapid evolution of generative AI leads to an “arms race” dynamic between creators and misusers that demands ethical diligence.

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