The publishing CEOs who joined PW at the U.S. Book Show had a lot to say about artificial intelligence, from a number of perspectives. S&S CEO Jonathan Karp had the most colorful take, rejecting the suggestion that the technology is currently the “elephant in the room” in publishing and calling it, instead, “more like the cicada in the world. You know, lots of buzzing and lots of screwing.” On a more serious note, he added, it was clear that “rights are being infringed,” despite being a “valuable tool.”