Robert Harington provides a template for scholarly societies wondering how to grapple with the overwhelming and omnipresent prospect of an AI future.
To identify both benefits and risks of generative AI for our industry, we tested ChatGPT and Google Bard for authoring, for submission and reviews, for publishing, and for discovery and dissemination.
The current uproar over artificial intelligence does not show us what the future of AI will look like, but rather how a human population falls into predictable patterns as it contemplates any new development: we are observing not AI but ourselves observing AI.
Shamsi Brinn (UX Manager at arXiv) and Bill Kasdorf (Principal of Kasdorf & Associates, LLC) discuss the recent Accessibility Forum hosted by arXiv. Over 2,000 people registered for the Forum; over 350 attended the live event; and hundreds more are accessing the recently published videos.
The Supreme Court has ruled in the Andy Warhol–Prince fair use case. What does this mean for scholarly communications, and the reuse of materials for AI training?
@TAC_NISO describes STM Association 2027 Trends report released Thursday. It helps people grasp the direction and impact of technology changes in our community so they can “level up”
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.
Saikiran Chandha discusses the impact of GPT-3 and related models on research, the potential question marks, and the steps that scholarly publishers can take to protect their interests.
Five pending cases may set new ground rules for use of training materials for AI. Here is what to watch.
We ask the 2022 Society for Scholarly Publishing Fellows to offer their thoughts on this year’s Annual Meeting.
The value of streaming video as a genre of scholarly communication is just being established. Today, Danielle Cooper and Dylan Ruediger profile the leading start-ups in this space.
Minhaj Rais looks at possible solutions for beneficial data mining activities that don’t infringe on user privacy.
How much has changed in a dozen years? Lettie Conrad looks back at Ann Michael’s post from the 2009 SSP Annual Meeting, “Publishing for the Google Generation”.
As many organizations are navigating reopening of offices and a hybrid work environment, Silverchair shares their process and learnings over recent months.
The team behind SeamlessAccess discuss why identity federation promotes security and privacy despite coordinated attacks on access systems