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Aug 23, 2023Liked by Chris Minnick

Please don't give up unassisted writing. I share your opinion and I dread a future in which all "creative" output is prompt-driven machine regurgitation. The sanity of my world depends on people doing things the old and hard way, that is: thoughtfully, imperfectly, effortfully, and from the heart. I don't care for books, art, software, and content created with AI. It says "soup" on the can but its nutritional value is zero. Btw, I am currently reading your ReactJS Foundations! Thanks for doing the hard work of writing it for the sake of those new to the craft.

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I am pretty firmly in your camp, with the exception being that I have been using ChatGPT sort of like a writing coach, to bounce ideas off of. Everything I've used as a result of these sessions has come from my response to the AI's--often mediocre--suggestions. But they're ideas I wouldn't have had without the engagement.

As for giving up writing, I won't be doing that. It gets down to the core reason I write (fiction, anyway), which is that I love the process more than the output. And there's no way for an AI to have an experience on my behalf, even if it might generate content for me.

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Jun 1, 2023Liked by Chris Minnick

You know who needs a good human writer - is North Korea's (long-word salad) PR department.

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Jun 1, 2023Liked by Chris Minnick

My question is, does the ai writing include soul, heart, love, quirks, fads... ?

If someone is writing me a thank you, I want to hear from their heart. A homemade item gives more love than an expensive item.

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