Why We Cover AI the Way We Do

We answer questions from readers about our coverage of AI, including Epic Games CEO and founder Tim Sweeney.
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We got a lot of, let's say, feedback, with some of our recent stories on artificial intelligence. One was about people using Bing's AI to create images of cartoon characters flying a plane into a pair of skyscrapers. Another was about 4chan using the same tech to quickly generate racist images

One 404 Media reader, CEO and founder of Epic Games Tim Sweeney, wrote in with some specific questions about our approach to covering AI. The questions (and some not as good ones from other people) gave us a springboard to chat about why we cover AI the way we do, the purpose of journalism, and how that relates to AI and tech overall. Here's a preview of this special podcast episode available to only our paying subscribers:


This was fun, and let us know what you think. Definitely happy to do more of these sorts of discussions for our subscribers in the future. If you want to submit questions for that, email us anything you want on

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