The inspiration for the following article came after reading the news of the death of James Kaposztas, a name that for many means nothing but which, in a sense, is important as he is the author of the first prototype of a category of videos known today as AMV.
A lot of people either stop to think of the artist's profession as "magical and fascinating", or as "a waste of time and not a real job". Only 1% stops to listen and understand what's really behind it.
In short, a successful game, one cannot argue with it.
But if success has soared as fast as a rocket… at some point all the magic seems to be gone.
How come? Is it the fault of following him? Lack of interest?
A lot has actually happened.
First of all we specify that the "war" mentioned in the title does not refer entirely to AI.
For a month or more, a new platform called an "Art generator" has been launched on the web: this type of processor is capable of creating from scratch - after entering certain keywords - a real digital drawing: portraits, landscapes, animals fantastic… everything you can imagine, just a click away.
Yes, it looks great. But it's not.
Fraud is one of the methods most used by criminals to be able to illegally take money from people: we have telephone scams, mail scams and even scams regarding donations for the unfortunate. Even during the Covid period, a high number of scams were reported, mostly implemented via the internet, the new frontier for stealing and disappearing into thin air without a trace.
I'll be naive, but I'm always amazed when I read the news about a famous person who turns out to be a piece of manure. Not that this is great news, you say. But you can't deny that it's still a shocker, especially when it comes to someone you know for their talent.