To claim that a white man is “exploiting the blackness” of an AI model is frankly absurd to say the least. Shudu is a work of art! She is a digital lifelike painting. How can you claim that this is “digital blackface”. The outrage machine never stops. We are going to see more AI models everyday now. And not just black ones, but Asian, white, and maybe even of the alien variety.

The job loss will be inevitable. AI will shake up industries like never before. We humans are just going to have to be that much more creative and find other things to do that can’t be displaced as easily.

Husband, dad to five, tech enthusiast. Former Conservative Muslim. www.abdullahsameer.com