Using AI to Replace Humans is Coming, but is it Progress? Also, What to do About All the Lead Pipes the EPA Found in Drinking Water Systems

With Levi’s announcing that it will begin using AI generated models on its website and app, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana consider whether using artificial intelligence to replace people is the kind of “progress” we can expect moving forward and discuss how the rapid growth and implementation of AI has some tech leaders calling for a 6 month pause on the training of AI systems (01:30).  The guys also react to the recent EPA survey which found more than 9 million lead pipes are being used to supply drinking water in the US (36:39).

Levi’s Will “Supplement Human Models” With AI Generated Ones (

Computer-generated inclusivity: fashion turns to ‘diverse’ AI models (The Guardian)

Deep Agency shows the perils of applying AI to the fashion industry (Tech Crunch)

The Aliens Have Landed, and We Created Them (Bloomberg)

The peril and promise of artificial intelligence (The Globe and Mail) (Apple Link)

EPA finds more than 9 million lead pipes supplying drinking water throughout the U.S. (CBS News)