The past few months…even the past week, has been a LOT in the world of social media. The acquisition of Twitter resulted in a digital mass migration to Mastodon and other online places, disrupting online communities that were years in the making. Projects using Twitter for outreach (like us!) or data collection are having to […]
Open Context Roadmap
While many steps in archaeological data publishing can be automated to speed up the publishing process, the complexity and diversity and messiness of archaeological data makes it really difficult to develop tools that in other systems might be simple…
A follow up on a NAIRR
The comment period for the National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource (NAIRR) ended on 1 October. Recently, we received confirmation that our response is now part of the public record for that request. You can read our full response here but we wanted to talk about the comments from other folks.
Gabii Gossip: Calling for testers!
If you’ve heard rumors about a new data story from the Data Literacy Program (DLP), you’d be right. We’re debuting our next data story, Gabbing about Gabii: Going From Notes To Data To Narrative, and opening it up for beta testing. We’re looking for folks from all cliques and circles, seeking folks who are the […]
Ethical Governance and Artificial Intelligence
Recently, the National Science Foundation (NSF) together with the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) issued a Request for Information to inform the development of federal government infrastructure to support research with AI (see here). What does this request have to do with archaeology in general, and AAI/Open Context programs in particular? For the […]
Call for Comments: National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource
Have you ever considered the potential for a National (for the United States) resource for artificial intelligence research? If you have, it’s time to comment on the recent request from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and National Science Foundation (NSF). Updated 21 September 2021.