Summary: we do not use AI to create content. We value human creators. Our guides require insight, expertise and opinions gathered from first-hand testing and experience.
With the rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI), thousands of websites around the world are now using machines to put words on a page, replacing humans that spend years building up trust as writers.
Because readers will naturally wonder whether articles on DiamondLobby are AI-generated, we felt it was necessary to publish our AI policy.
We are puzzle solvers
As gaming tutorial writers and product reviewers, it is impossible for AI to gain the first-hand insight that we get.
We play games and ask ourselves: what are we struggling with? What advice do other gamers need? And then we produce content about it.
We test products and we ask: what do we like about this? What don’t we like? How does it compare to the other products that we’ve tested?
We create unique, original content based on first-hand insight and opinions.
AI takes information from elsewhere and rewrites it or directly plagiarizes it, usually without credit.
At DiamondLobby, we do not use AI for:
- Writing content
- Fact checking
Workflow and efficiency
The three priorities with good gaming tutorials are accuracy, helpfulness and timeliness.
It’s important that our articles are produced quickly because new games have lots of players that need help or guidance with brand new problems.
Because of this need for speed, occasional spelling or grammatical errors can occur.
To assist with this, we have started using AI to check for grammatical mistakes only.
The AI interaction looks like this:
“Can you proof read some text for me and correct any typos or grammatical errors?”
When the AI returns the grammatically-correct content, we then say:
“What changes did you make?”
We then manually check the list of changes to check that everything was amended correctly. This prevents any game-specific information or jargon from being ‘corrected’ where not needed.
Importantly, this process hardly affects the writers original words, nor does it change the meaning behind those words. It keeps the writers personality, too. It only corrects basic editorial mistakes.
When editing, we use AI to:
- Check for typos and grammatical errors
We do not use AI to:
- Change the original words being written
- Change the tone of a piece
- Change the personality that our writers put into their content
- Be more optimized for search engines
- Attempt to generate more revenue
The issue of AI
Here’s the real interaction from the page you’re reading now:
Despite reaching a suitable outcome, you’ll notice two things in the image above. Firstly, it starts with “I apologize for any confusion caused earlier” — this is because it initially said it couldn’t provide a list of changes, despite doing so on many occasions previously.
Secondly, and more alarmingly, the highlighted change (point 5) is not true.
This change did not occur, and the word it claims to have changed does not exist in the sentence it then quotes. To see how this should work, see point 6 in the image, where the word it changed is clearly visible within the quoted sentence.
Whilst this rapid advance in technology is helpful and impressive, we are human-first creators.
Lots of people are going to lose their livelihoods because of AI.
We put people before profits, and will continue to do so.