DDC has a role in new landmark Seattle public library building:
www.spl.org, may well be the Books Spiral, a gentle ramp that winds through four floors spanning the entire Dewey Decimal System and allowing a visitor to walk continuously from one subject area to another. The grand opening, scheduled for May 23, comes near the end of a civic makeover that has transformed Seattle in the last decade, with two stadiums, a new City Hall and downtown retail centers. [The New York Times > Travel > What’s Doing: In Seattle]
The promise and challenge of Generative AI is now central. This is a summary overview of some of the major directions and issues, acknowledging that things are moving very quickly. I intend it as background to later posts about library implications and developments.