Amy Sawyama
Amy Sawyama

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YouTube Plagiarism and Generation Loss

  • Hbomberguy1's video exposes plagiarism in online video essays, addressing intellectual dishonesty and highlighting YouTube's incentive structures.
  • The article explores the concept of generation loss, emphasizing the diminishing quality with each copy, and relates it to factual errors perpetuated in plagiarized content.
  • Concerns are raised about AI-generated content cluttering the internet, impacting the quality of information. Reader comments discuss the need for enforceable standards in news and distinguish between Hbomb94 and Hbomberguy on YouTube.

Discussion (2)

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Criss F

Algorithms will have to adopt to a world with copied content. It’s just too easy to create AI content in all forms (text, audio, video). I think the human element will ironically become more important for determining quality.

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Harper Liu

I would guess that the majority of content published online today (60%+) is recycled, copy paste, or reactionary.

Most people aren’t creating anything original, it just doesn’t seem that way because of how we cut through the noise.