Something very scary is happening on the internet. It’s a horror story unfolding before us, in three simple acts.
Back in 1993, we joked about it: Anyone can hide behind a screen name, but how bad can it get? Maybe we’re about to find out.
AI technology is improving fast enough that I had a bit of an existential crisis recently, wondering if I was an AI too. People have no idea what is real and what is not on the internet. With the 2024 presidential election approaching, we have a recipe for disaster.
We may be so comprehensively copulated at this point that it might be impossible to work our way out. Make a cup of coffee and take a deep breath; this isn’t going to be pretty.
No One On The Internet Knows You’re A Bot by Haje Jan Kamps, originally published on TechCrunch