Who is the Author of a Book Written by AI?

Who is the Author of a Book Written by AI?

The technology might not be there yet. No kind of AI can write a whole book, not one that makes a lot of sense anyway, but it’s getting there. Leanne Leeds, a writer interviewed by a recent Verge article self-publishes a book every few weeks. Before, she...
On AI, Destinations, and Art in General

On AI, Destinations, and Art in General

There’s so much that doesn’t make sense at the moment. And no, I don’t mean in general. We haven’t gotten to the general yet. In a different lifetime, I used to have a purpose. The memory is quite vivid. Drive, commitment, moving with absolute...
The 9th of July 2022

The 9th of July 2022

I feel that I owe you an update. Days, then weeks, and finally months passed without a post on this blog. Some people asked directly. Many times I didn’t know how to answer. Even to a writer, what follows a bone marrow transplant is indescribable. Not that I...
The Task in Front of Me

The Task in Front of Me

During my wife’s six-week stay at the hospital, I realized something important.  I could run a marathon, write the next Harry Potter, take the picture of the year, win a Pulitzer Prize for fiction, build a billion-dollar business, or do all of those things...
Litany Against Fear

Litany Against Fear

I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. A friend of mine goaded me into going to the cinema to see Dune. An awkward date, but a brave attempt to make the best out of a bad situation. You see, my wife’s hospital visit—the one where we’ll learn the exact...
Every Day Like It’s Your Last

Every Day Like It’s Your Last

Finally, some good news from the oncologist. Well, sort of. The terms good news, and oncologist don’t exactly go hand in hand. The next step in my wife’s treatment will be stem cell therapy, which is what they call a bone marrow transplant these days to...
The Luxurious Lifestyle of a Writer

The Luxurious Lifestyle of a Writer

How does writing fit into a person’s life? Is it a hobby, a passion, a compulsion—there’s usually little difference between the two—a way of living, a habit, or perhaps a mindset? Often it’s all of those and still not enough to fit into anything...
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