I've mentioned many times when asked how I pick posts to highlight that I like posts that make me think - especially if it's in a new direction. Collin Bjork accomplishes that in his post this morning. I don't think I ever thought about AI and the loss of "diversity." Collin writes about his concerns on language diversity, but one could extend some of those arguments to diversity in other areas. With AI able to mimic existing style of prose, art and more, could we see the end of creativity? (I could go on and on about the lack of creativity in media and all the "reboots" of classic TV and movies. - Maybe another time!) And again, thanks to Stephen Abram, we've got two interesting posts about referencing ChatGPT. "Students taking the International Baccalaureate (IB) will be allowed to use ChatGPT so long as they don't try to pass the work off as their own." Then we've got the American Psychological Association adopting a standard for citing ChatGPT. Interesting that I've seen no such desire to cite ChatGPT in legal. Read more at:
REAL KM: ChatGPT threatens language diversity. More needs to be done to protect our differences in the age of AI
Business Insider: Students can quote ChatGPT in essays as long as they do not pass the work off as their own, international qualification body says
The Distant Librarian: How to cite ChatGPT
Published March 10, 2023.