Would Artificial Intelligence Open Doors for Authors or Aid Copyright Violation?

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Elon Musk thinks artificial intelligence can be very dangerous, such as when it’s applied to warfare. How about when it’s used in publishing? There’s no doubt AI could open doors for authors if it means easy and cheap conversion of print books into audio books, as well as foreign translations. On the flipside, AI could be used to aid and abet book piracy. (more…)