Episode 5: From Global Classrooms to Game-Changing Tools

An example of "Six Minutes Over Silver Bullets" and using an LLM to take a transcript and generate derivative resources (i.e., this post written by Jane, my Claude 3.5 Sonnet model, from the text of episode 5 in about six seconds; PROMPT shown at bottom). - Steve: Hey genealogy tech enthusiasts! đź‘‹ Ready to dive … Continue reading Episode 5: From Global Classrooms to Game-Changing Tools

EP3: Apple joins the AI Race with Apple Intelligence. ChatGPT improves data analysis for genealogists. Give the gift of trust to future genealogists.

In the latest "The Family History AI Show" podcast, Mark and I discuss recent AI advancements and their impact on genealogy. We cover Apple’s "Apple Intelligence," Microsoft’s Recall feature, and Google’s Memory tool, all enhancing privacy, security, and information retrieval. Highlighting ChatGPT's Data Analyst tool, we show its value in processing genealogical data. We stress … Continue reading EP3: Apple joins the AI Race with Apple Intelligence. ChatGPT improves data analysis for genealogists. Give the gift of trust to future genealogists.

Episode 2 of “The Family History AI Show” is now live!

We're excited to announce that Episode 2 of "The Family History AI Show" is now live! Join us, hosts Mark Thompson and myself, Steve Little, as we delve into the latest developments in AI that are impacting the genealogy community. This episode is packed with insights and discussions on significant topics including the major AI … Continue reading Episode 2 of “The Family History AI Show” is now live!

Avoiding Extremism: The Use and Disclosure of AI in Genealogy

To navigate the complexities of AI use and disclosure, a middle ground known as the "human rule" has been proposed. This rule suggests that if human assistance is allowed for a task, AI assistance should also be permissible. Similarly, if disclosure is required when a human helps with something, it should also be required if AI is used.

Empowering Genealogists with AI: Presentation to National Genealogical Society (NGS)

First-time visitors: If the topic of AI-assisted genealogy is of interest to you, you can subscribe to the right to receive notice of new posts at AI Genealogy Insights. And Welcome! - Steve I gave a presentation titled "Empowering Genealogists with AI" to the National Genealogical Society on September 6, 2023. The talk covered emerging … Continue reading Empowering Genealogists with AI: Presentation to National Genealogical Society (NGS)

AIGI This Week: 28 April 2023

Here are a couple of noteworthy posts I saw this week and several podcasts I heard. Prompt: A Useful, Flexible Format Use Case: Derived Generated Writing Use Case: Historical Document Analysis and Simplification Podcasts: Two Recommendations from This Week Humans vs. Machines with Gary Marcus 🤖: "And the winner is…Watson!" 🏆 Last Week in AI … Continue reading AIGI This Week: 28 April 2023