Humanizing AI Content vs. Real Content: Get Your Priorities Straight

Jin Park
Word Garden
Published in
3 min readJun 21, 2024

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In the whirlwind race to integrate artificial intelligence into our daily lives, a peculiar trend has emerged.

People are increasingly focused on making AI-generated content seem more human, rather than investing in humanizing the genuine, authentic content that we create ourselves.

This obsession is not only misguided but also undermines the true potential of AI as a tool rather than a creator.

The AI Illusion

First, let’s address the elephant in the room: AI content is impressive. From eerily accurate text generation to lifelike deepfakes, the capabilities of AI are astounding.

But here’s the thing — AI content, no matter how polished, is fundamentally artificial.

It’s crafted by algorithms, not emotions; by data, not experience. Yet, many seem intent on making this synthetic content indistinguishable from human work.

Think about it: companies are pouring resources into developing AI that can write like Shakespeare, paint like Picasso, or compose like Beethoven.

But in this pursuit of creating artificial human-like content, we risk losing the very essence of what makes content genuinely human: the emotion, the imperfection, and the unique perspective…

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Jin Park
Word Garden

Top Writer at Hacker Noon | Entrepreneur & Mental Health Advocate | Founder of Seoul:Forge