Ever since "Art AI" hit the public sphere, designers have felt a target on their backs. Some feel the industry will change forever or designers will lose their jobs. Others feel designers should be integrating "AI" into their workflows today to remain relevant.
But what if these technologies aren't "AI" at all? What if the danger isn't its ability to replace us as workers, but it's ability to pollute our work with misinformation? In this talk, we'll break down how these technologies work, why they aren't a step towards "Sentient" AI, and how we as designers can safeguard our work against one of the most reckless marketing strategies we've ever faced.