AI Can’t Be Beautiful

At least, not yet

Jacqueline Dooley
5 min readJan 29

Original (human drawn) illustration by Emily Dooley

“The greed for destination obliterates the journey” — John O’Donohue

Well, my fellow Gen Xers, it’s finally happening —we’re being confronted with two persistent threats that have plagued us since the seventies.

The first is that machines are almost smart enough to replace every single one of us without exception. It’s not just factory workers…

Jacqueline Dooley

Essayist, content writer, bereaved parent. Bylines: Human Parts, GEN, Marker, OneZero, Washington Post, Al Jazeera, Pulse, HuffPost, Longreads, Modern Loss