I agree with what I think you are saying. The differentiating factor will always be inputs. Two filmmakers can have expensive cameras, but their inputs is the difference. The same will hold true for powerful AI models. The operators with more and better inputs will create better outputs.

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Sort of! I'm wondering what happens when the filmmaker tests the parameters of the AI. Finds the inherent cornyness of the system and uses it to expose the absurdity both of the human artist and their artificial assistant. So it's not so much about the merits of the prompt, but the spirit in which the human sets out - perhaps to try to uncover some of the innocence that we've lost.

(I replied a little more clearly early but it's disappeared... I suppose I forgot to hit Enter. I'll never make a great promptist...)

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