Mon, 21 August 2023
This MacVoices Live! episode considered the implications of AI-generated art and graphics with one recent real-world example. Chuck Joiner, Guy Serle, David Ginsburg, Ben Roethig, Eric Bolden, Kelly Guimont, Web Bixby, and Mark Fuccio discuss the implications of AI in entertainment, especially in light of the writers strike, privacy concerns, and the need for ethical and practical considerations for all involved parties (Part 1)
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0:01:16 Shoutouts and Absences: Britt, Jeff, Jim, Brian, and Ken
Creation Entertainment 57-Year Mission (look for art at bottom of page)
Zoom revises service terms so it could train AI on user data
Is Zoom Really Using Your Video Calls to Train AI?
Eric Bolden is into macOS, plants, sci-fi, food, and is a rural internet supporter. You can connect with him on Twitter, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, on Mastodon at @email@example.com, and on his blog, Trending At Work.
Mark Fuccio is actively involved in high tech startup companies, both as a principle at piqsure.com, or as a marketing advisor through his consulting practice Tactics Sells High Tech, Inc. Mark was a proud investor in Microsoft from the mid-1990's selling in mid 2000, and hopes one day that MSFT will be again an attractive investment. You can contact Mark through Twitter, LinkedIn, or on Mastodon.
David Ginsburg is the host of the weekly podcast In Touch With iOS where he discusses all things iOS, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Apple Watch, and related technologies. He is an IT professional supporting Mac, iOS and Windows users. Visit his YouTube channel at https://youtube.com/daveg65 and find and follow him on Twitter @daveg65 and on Mastodon at @firstname.lastname@example.org
Ben Roethig has been in the Apple Ecosystem since the System 7 Days. He is the a former Associate Editor with Geek Beat, Co-Founder of The Tech Hangout and Deconstruct and currently shares his thoughts on RoethigTech. Contact him on Twitter and Mastodon.
Guy Serle, best known for being one of the co-hosts of the MyMac Podcast, sincerely apologizes for anything he has done or caused to have happened while in possession of dangerous podcasting equipment. He should know better but being a blonde from Florida means he's probably incapable of understanding the damage he has wrought. Guy is also the author of the novel, The Maltese Cube. You can follow his exploits on Twitter, catch him on Mac to the Future on Facebook, at @Macparrot@mastodon.social, and find everything at VertShark.com.
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00:01:15 Shoutouts and Absences: Britt, Jeff, Jim, Brian, and Ken 00:02:41 Star Trek Convention and the Actors' Strike 00:03:55 The 57 Year Mission at Creative Entertainment 00:04:31 Comic Book Predicts Actor Strike and Computer Generated Images 00:05:31 Introductions and Sleep Deprivation 00:07:03 State Fair Excitement and Deep-Fried Delights 00:09:28 Kansas City Skyline and Background Competition 00:10:57 AI-Generated Art and Digital Manipulation 00:15:32 Unintended Consequences of Developing Tools with Nefarious Intent 00:18:05 Concerns about Deepfake and Manipulation of Politicians' Voices 00:24:56 Privacy Concerns and the Impact on Personal Safety 00:28:25 Mark Web and Eric share their perspectives on the discussion 00:30:38 Uncertainty about the issues in the writer's strike 00:31:17 Hollywood Studios Exploiting Writers and Actors 00:32:52 Early struggles with QuickTime streaming and dial-up connection 00:33:50 Concerns about the Future of Business and AI 00:34:45 Concerns about the Implications of Computer-Generated Art