Setting time on fire and the temptation of The Button

Source: Hacker News

Article note: Grammatically pleasing AI spew is exploiting the same mental shortcut as the well established "Anything looks credible if it's typeset in LaTeX" or "Printing resumes on nice paper for a subconscious boost" effects. We use secondary/contextual indicators, which are historically proxies for "How much time, expense, and/or expertise was involved in preparing this document" to judge documents. It's not even that different than printing eliminating the quality of the scribe's work as a tell. Which is interesting.
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