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The Genealogy and Artificial Intelligence Facebook group was established by Blaine Bettinger in January 2023 and now has more than 7,000 members. Described by Steve Little as the "center of the universe for Genealogy and AI on Facebook." Private group - click the link to join.
The AI Program Director for the National Genealogical Society, Steve Little, describes his blog as "Exploring the Advantages and Limitations of Artificial Intelligence-assisted Genealogy." Steve includes both blog posts and use cases, with a focus on the advantages and limitations of AI, and its application to genealogy.
Join experts Steve Little and Mark Thompson as they explore how AI is revolutionizing family history in their weekly podcast, started in June 2024.
Look for AI-related blog posts by Diana Elder, Nicole Dyer, and others in the Technology section of the Family Locket blog. Not exclusively AI - many other interesting topics as well.
Diana Elder's, AG and Nicole Dyer's Research Like a Pro weekly podcast has broadcast more than 300 episodes. Recently, AI-related topics, like giving credit to, and disclosing use of AI tools, are more frequently the center of discussion. And if you're not interested in AI, a great source of information on any and all topics related to genealogy research.
Well known in DNA circles, Dana Leeds has jumped into AI in a big way. Her website, Genealogy with Dana Leeds, has information on many genealogy topics. The link points to her blog posts relating to AI.
Dana Leeds recently (June 2024) started a YouTube channel subtitled "Simplifying DNA & AI for Genealogists." Two of her first videos are "ChatGPT: A Step-by-Step Guide for all Users" and "Using AI to Analyze and Visualize Your Census Data." More to come.
Dana Leeds' 8-week course on Genealogy and AI. The description on her website states: "Discover and apply the potential of AI for genealogy and beyond! This 8-week course transforms AI into your research assistant, creative partner, and time-saving tool. Discover AI in a supportive, hands-on environment with live instruction, small groups, and a private community. Learn, share, and achieve amazing results whether you’re new to AI or want to expand your knowledge. No tech background required."
Instructor Steve Little teaches participants how to enhance research efficiency and creativity by showing AI uses such as OCR cleanup, data extraction, narrative report improvement, and translation. This course explores the intersection of artificial intelligence and genealogy, emphasizing the history, applications, benefits, limitations, and future possibilities for using AI for genealogy. Students learn to leverage tools like ChatGPT, Bard, and Claude to enhance genealogical research. They explore practical use cases, hands-on techniques, and the ethical considerations to harness the power of AI.
Level 2: Prompt Engineering and Specialized AI Tools for Genealogists is an innovative four-week course designed to teach genealogists how to effectively utilize advanced AI tools in their research. Designed by Steve Little, the AI Program Director for NGS, the course dives into the world of prompt engineering and custom GPTs (also called ‘bots’ or ‘assistants’), exploring how these structured prompts can direct AI to perform specific genealogical tasks with precision.
A series of monthly workshops offered by the National Genealogical Society (NGS) to explore how artificial intelligence (AI) is changing how genealogists work.
AI-related blog posts on Blaine Bettinger's website, The Genetic Genealogist. In addition to applying AI to genealogy, Blaine is interested in the ethical and privacy issues associated with the use of AI.
David McCorkle is the primary developer of the free website, which contains searchable information for all 200,000+ land grants issued in North Carolina from 1663-1960. He is now applying AI use to land records, and has developed custom GPTs to examine land records and generate DeedMapper files.
Blog by Ethan Mollick, professor at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Not genealogy-related, but a great place to keep up on the latest in AI. In Dr. Mollick's words "trying to understand the implications of AI for work, education, and life."
Ethan Mollick's book, published in April 2024. According to Amazon - "From Wharton professor and author of the popular One Useful Thing newsletter Ethan Mollick comes the definitive playbook for working, learning, and living in the new age of AI."
I'm an AI language model created by OpenAI, designed to assist with a wide range of tasks from answering questions to generating creative content. I can help with research, writing, and providing information across various subjects. My goal is to provide accurate and helpful responses to enhance your productivity and knowledge. (Description above provided by ChatGPT)
I'm an artificial intelligence created by Anthropic, designed to assist with a wide variety of tasks and engage in intellectual discussions. As an AI, I don't attend school or have personal experiences like a human would. However, I have broad knowledge across many academic fields and can help with research, writing, analysis, and problem-solving in ways that could be useful to everyone. (Description above provided by Claude)
I am a curious learner, always eager to explore new information and answer your questions in a comprehensive and informative way. Though I can't perform actions in the real world, I can be a helpful companion for research and creative thinking. (Description above provided by Google Gemini)
I am an artificial intelligence created by Perplexity to assist humans with a wide variety of tasks and queries. My knowledge spans numerous fields including science, history, current events, arts and culture, and much more, allowing me to engage in substantive conversations and provide helpful information on diverse topics. While I strive to be accurate, informative and engaging in my responses, I'm not infallible, and I encourage users to think critically and fact-check important information. (Description above provided by Perplexity)