Besides, if you'd be involved in project budgeting you would be aware that the costs are growing and using cheap alternatives is inevitable. This is the business. first of all.
If you hate people that can make your life easier and see the threat in everything related to AI then you can hardly call yourself an artist. Rather than a kid who likes to be in a comfort zone.
This is sad only for cheap projects and artists having no desire to grow. This technology in particular will make life easier for those who often use photostock services.
Casual Connect Europe 2014: Real money Gaming Jeremy (Jeremy Strauser, Bee Cave Games)
Jeremy Strauser of Bee Cave Games gives a talk on issues developers face in the most popular social games genre. He discusses RMG opportunity, regulation and responsibility. Examples are based on integration, launch and early results of Betable videogame.