Welcome to AI Literary Chat Salon. This human-managed site is designed to provide a platform of, and resource for, AI-generated commentaries and analyses on creative cultural arts. That means articles will address contemporary writings in different genres as well as fine visual art and photography generally overlooked by mainstream media, but often recognized as valuable and needed on social media.
Posts on the site will primarily feature the following:
Why this chat salon and why now?
The above objectives have become particularly notable due to debates over what is and what is not appropriate to teach in American schools. Especially where African-American history is concerned. A good deal of Aberjhani’s work, like Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance and Dreams of the Immortal City Savannah, deal with this very subject and others considered either questionable or outright disagreeable. Yet the kind of critical texts that could allow both educators and general readers to decide on the value of the works for themselves is absent.
In other words, the acknowledged controversy itself serves largely as one more means of further sidelining already marginalized voices. AI Literary Chat Salon, as an extension of Bright Skylark Literary Productions, is one effort to help fill that void. The following are a few examples of early test runs:
As of August 2023, what many are referring to as the AI/Artificial Intelligence Revolution is well underway. This is clearly the case despite evidence that while many tech-based companies and tech-savvy individuals are eager to dive into speedy developments of the technology, many others are nowhere nearly prepared for such a life-altering shift. The impact, after all, is one that affects every aspect of how we conduct our daily lives.
What will make the decisive difference when it comes to whether people experience the spread of artificial intelligence in a creatively constructive, or devastatingly destructive manner, is human intention:
Risks and threats such as the use of deep-fake duplications of individual’s voices and faces for criminal purposes, and the potential loss of livelihoods to artificial intelligence, have been made clear. So have potential gains, such as increasing effectiveness of medical research aimed at curing or preventing illnesses like Alzheimer’s and cancer. The challenge of the moment is how best to balance potential danger with potential advantages.
AI Literary Chat Salon aims to leverage the advantages side of increasing awareness of the kinds of cultural arts resources which members of diverse populations proclaim are needed at this 21st century time. It is also intended to ensure the same does not get permanently lost in the AI revolution’s world-engulfing hurricane of nonstop digital progressions.
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Articles in AI Literary Chat Salon are written in partnership with chat bots to achieve a wide spectrum of balanced objective input and authentic human considerations. All feedback related to posts welcomed.