What will the “grey goo” of AI generated text do to us? A scholar of writing and technology talks with us about AI and Large Language Models.
Five pending cases may set new ground rules for use of training materials for AI. Here is what to watch.
A compilation of links and a video to incisive analyses of ChatGPT and what it means for the future.
An interview with ChatGPT on issues related to scholarly communication.
Is there an entrenched stasis in scholarly communication in which the core elements of the system have not been much moved by the revolutions happening around us?
This substantive work from John B. Thompson provides a historical overview and analysis of technological and legal challenges to publishing practices in the 21st century.
Turns out, digital transformation is actually more human than technical. Learn more in these case studies from Emerald and De Gruyter.
On July 4, 1971 Michael Hart posted the first ebook file on the ARPANET and transformed content distribution.
From Siri to autonomous vehicles, the magic of tech innovations are wrought by human ingenuity — and setting boundaries around these technologies is a social enterprise, with inherently cultural implications.
A reflection on the increasing rate of change in the technology space, enabled by the commoditization of compute capability and what the implications are for the world of scholarly publishing
Do I really have to read all of that essay or monograph? Can’t artificial intelligence do the heavy lifting for me?
Mikaela Jade and the Indigital app inspire us to question our privileged assumptions of “the user” in information design.
Part 2 — how will the rapidly evolving world of researcher software impact scholarly communications?
Part 1 of a two-part look at the rapidly evolving research software space and how it is changing scholarly communication.
A lot of people talk about Agile project management and how effective it can be. They also talk about how hard it is to get executive buy-in. The disconnect is caused by a lack of understanding of how Agile reduces risk.