I know the topic feels omnipresent, especially among artists, but for the most part, I actually manage to avoid the controversies and just stay neutrally up-to-date (Thanks to two-minute-papers on youtube).

Not so this morning. This morning I came across a opinion-piece/news-article lauding the development in AI; postulating how liberating AI will be, how current art-ai’s enable more creativity … blablabla bla. While I’m genuinely interested in the potential of automation, neural networks, “AI” etc., it’s disheartening how much of the current public facing development focuses on creative activities – like art, music, creative writing etc. .
I want AI to do my laundry, sort my socks, bring out the trash, dust off high shelves, clean windows, clean our floors/rooms (which have a lot of objects that require moving around for proper vacuming and a dog who is not helping the way he thinks he is)… . I want AI to do the menial work and earn me money, so I can afford living a more leisurely and creative life.

I took that spark of frustration from this morning and channeled it into an illustration.

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