The latest in the Digital Preservation Coalition’s report series is a consideration of storage technologies by the British Library staff responsible for building the British Library’s Digital Object Management system. Check out the [pdf].
AI momentum continues to grow, and we are seeing more applications in the scholarly and cultural spaces. Several organizations have been creating specialist large language models based on reservoirs of curated scientific and cultural data.
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.