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The thing to know about the AI language models, OpenAI’s GPT-3 and its cousins, is that they are fundamentally bullshitters. The bullshit has gotten better and better, but at the core … well, there’s nothing at the core. Notes on a genre (June 2022)

But that's just it. People include the prompt with AI art because art without context is nothing. What matters is who made it and why; what it says about the artist and ourselves. By itself, the Mona Lisa is an old rag soiled with paint. Its sole value lies in the questioning and discussions it invited from generations of viewers.

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