AI Therapy – Good or Bad?

Not many people know I actually trained as a counselor some 25 years ago. I never worked as one, but I still use the skills I picked every day. Which is why I am concerned that more than 1 in 5 adults in the US live with a mental illness, according to the CDC, and...

5 Best AI Content Detectors to Check AI-Generated Content

While I strongly believe that AI in general and AI content generator tools in particular are a boon to most writers, there are times when you don’t want to use them. One such considerable case regards the risk of plagiarism. Obviously, plagiarized content is not...

Helpful Ways to Use AI Writing Tools for Educative Purposes

In my capacity as content creator, I use AI writing tools every day. One thing that never fails to impress me is how versatile they are, as they can be used for so many different needs and purposes. For example, I have been working on a series of posts that explain to...

Skills Writers Need in the AI Era

With all the recent hullabaloo about AI and its use for purposes such as the KENP scam and to create massive numbers of AI-generated books, one may wonder if writing is about to become obsolete. And yet, I use AI daily for a number of tasks, from researching and...

How to Legally Listen to Thousands of Audiobooks

Audiobooks have been among the fastest-growing segments of publishing for a while now. Which is hardly surprising, as anyone spending long hours commuting will attest to. However, buying audiobook after audiobook can become quite the expensive hobby after a while. And...

Amazon Takes the Second Step Against AI

It’s funny how fast things are shaking up in the publishing industry. Barely a week ago I was telling you how Amazon is taking its first step against AI-generated books in the form of a new questionnaire you must answer when publishing a title regarding your use...

Amazon Takes the First Step Against AI

Following the flood of AI-generated books and the KENP scam I was discussing a couple of weeks ago, Amazon has started taking action — just as I had predicted. As the Goodreader reports, Amazon KDP has recently introduced new content guidelines specifically addressing...

How to Write Books Using AI

You may recall how I recently discussed the KENP Scam, whereby AI-generated books are flooding Amazon in a blatant attempt to collect KENP royalties. You may have wondered just how easy it is to do so in practice — write a whole book from scratch. Geeky Gadgets and...

Convert Text from Image

AI software like LaMDA is pretty impressive but we’ve been using AI for years without even realizing it. One perfect example of this is OCR (Optical Character Recognition) tools that let us digitize printed documents. While there’s something to be said...

Artificial Intelligence Statistics

I recently explored the question of whether computer-generated writing could ever replace the human kind. I recently came across some interesting statistics on Artificial Intelligence (AI), courtesy of Kommando Tech. Current AI technology can be roughly divided into...