From illustration to translation, young people worry that they will have to choose their paths carefully
Ronan Carolan has always been the creative type, and after attending an art school’s open day last autumn he thought he had settled on illustration as a degree.
But as the Ucas deadline approached, he began to have second thoughts. “I noticed more and more things drawn by AI,” he says, referring to a magazine cover among other examples. “Considering that only a few years ago, the images it generated were entirely nonsensical, it is scary how fast it has progressed.”