@siracusa Listening to you and Snell talk about AI art on the latest Upgrade, and I kept waiting for you to say something about how AI training sets are a different copyright/ethical case than Google scraping the web to build search on top of it.
But you didn't, and I'm not sure that it is significantly different.
So: why are AI art training set copyright issues different than the (legal) use by Google of scraping the entire web and building advertising against it?
Part of my regular job is running a conference for the information ecosystem...topics include metadata (DEIA issues, policy issues, lots more), Open Access, Digital Collections for/with Indigenous communities, and lots lots more. Virtual, Feb 14-16 2023, and held in two sessions daily to accommodate global attendance.
Would love to have you attend. Check the schedule, see if anything interests you: https://np23.sched.com/
The goal is to get comfortable enough to be able to customize a few saber hilts I’ve got laying around, and eventually to tackle building a sound-and-light reactive Mjolnir from Thor.
Aside from my actual jobby-job of working at NISO, I also dabble in a bunch of maker stuffs, from audio and video work for local theaters to random geek projects using 3d printers, laser cutters, and random boards, lights, and wires.
At any one time I’ve probably got 2-3 projects in various stages of completeness. Right now I’m teaching myself how to work with the Proffieboard (https://fredrik.hubbe.net/lightsaber/v5/) a specialized Arduino designed for props...specifically, lightsabers.
My home for the weekend. Running sound for the musical The Christmas Schooner at the Arts Center of Cannon County. If you happen to be in Middle TN, come see us!
My episode of FLOSS Weekly is up! We talk about libraries, privacy, failure, how https and the FCC killed the Librarybox project, and more.
I'll be live on FLOSS Weekly in about 15 minutes! https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly
I’m not advocating ballot stuffing…
But I sure would appreciate all the votes for my production of Cabaret. https://www.broadwayworld.com/nashville/voteregion.cfm
Somehow I'm going to be on FLOSS Weekly this week...Wednesday! I should be live at 12:30pm US Eastern time, or you can obviously catch it in your podcast player of choice. Direct link to episode after it's done.
My profile links still aren't verifying. Anyone have any tips as to why not?
I continue to be surprised that there isn’t a program that lets you sync a modern Mac to an old Microsoft Zune. I can sync an old Palm Pilot or Handspring Visor, but there just isn’t anything that will talk Zune.