The AI Grift Detector: Installation And Maintenance Guide

Jer Thorp
3 min readJan 8, 2024

Last week I watched a viral video of a commencement where the speaker urged the new grads to build and tune their “idiot detection systems”. It’s a good speech and even better advice.

As we head into 2024 and another year of hype around AI, I’d urge everyone to make sure their AI Grift Detectors are fully functional.

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Jer Thorp

Jer Thorp is an artist, writer & teacher. He is Innovator-in-Residence at the Library of Congress. His book Living in Data is out now from MCDxFSG.