The Rise of the Weaponized AI Propaganda Machine – Scary stuff but spot-on!

“In the past, political messaging and propaganda battles were arms races to weaponize narrative through new mediums — waged in print, on the radio, and on TV. This new wave has brought the world something exponentially more insidious — personalized, adaptive, and ultimately addictive propaganda. Silicon Valley spent the last ten years building platforms whose natural end state is digital addiction. In 2016, Trump and his allies hijacked them.”

The Rise of the Weaponized AI Propaganda Machine – Scout: Science Fiction + Journalism
https://medium.com/join-scout/the-rise-of-the-weaponized-ai-propaganda-machine-86dac61668b
via Instapaper