> 4. Metadata is not necessary.
Could you unpack this? I think I know what it means but I'm not sure.
Thanks for the concise report.
On Mon, Dec 10, 2018 at 1:53 PM Eric Lease Morgan <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Last week I attended an artificial intelligence (AI) in libraries
> conference, and I've written the briefest of travelogues.  Some of my
> take-aways include:
> 1. Machine learning is simply the latest incarnation of AI, and
> machine learning algorithms are only as unbiased as the data used
> to create them. Be forewarned.
> 2. We can do this. We have the technology.
> 3. There is too much content to process, and AI in libraries can
> used to do some of the more mechanical tasks. The creation and
> maintenance of metadata is a good example. But again, be
> forewarned. We were told this same thing with the advent of word
> processors, and in the end, we didn’t go home early because we
> got our work done. Instead we output more letters.
> 4. Metadata is not necessary. Well, that was sort of a debate,
> and (more or less) deemed untrue.
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>  travelogue - https://sites.nd.edu/emorgan/2018/12/fantastic-futures/
>  ai4lib – https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/ai4lib
> Eric Lease Morgan
> University of Notre Dame