On the internet, nobody knows you’re a bot

When media literacy hits rock bottom and AI is on the upswing, we have a perfect storm

Haje Jan Kamps

16 hours

Something really scary is happening on the internet. It’s a horror story unfolding in front of us, in three simple acts.
Back in 1993, we joked about it: Anyone could hide behind a screen name, but how bad could it get? Maybe we’re about to find out.
AI technology is improving fast enough that I recently had a bit of an existential crisis, wondering if I, too, was an AI. People have no idea what’s real and …