13 Nov Chapters

Overview of Symposium AI Summaries and Prototype Interests [9:39]

Frode Hegland interjects to encourage participants to download the book and check the AI-generated summaries of symposium presentations. Fabien Benetou then shares his interest in VR/AR/MR and text, discussing his prototyping work and engagement with the group.

  • https://youtu.be/HF-QfzEJtqI?si=ivi-KAMEdEFK6EDb&start=579

Introductions and Updates from Participants [10:21]

Participants introduce themselves and share updates on their whereabouts and current work. Leon Van Kammen in Budapest discusses VR/AR research, while Peter Wasilko shares his background in programming language design and hypertex community involvement.

  • https://youtu.be/HF-QfzEJtqI?si=ivi-KAMEdEFK6EDb&start=621

Interactive Writing and Working on Books [12:33]

Rob Swigart shares his work as a writer playing with interactivity, while mentioning his contributions to the group’s symposium and his thoughts on the future of hypertext.

  • https://youtu.be/HF-QfzEJtqI?si=ivi-KAMEdEFK6EDb&start=753

Exploration of Hypertext and Artificial Intelligence [15:04]

Matt, connecting from Thailand, discusses the potential for AI-generated texts to renew interest in hypertext systems and shares his work on using large language models for text analysis.

  • https://youtu.be/HF-QfzEJtqI?si=ivi-KAMEdEFK6EDb&start=904

Interactive Text Analysis Demonstration [16:37]

Matt demonstrates an interactive text analysis tool, highlighting its features such as distillation of main ideas, summarization, correlation, clustering, and the ability to trace connections back to the original material.

  • https://youtu.be/HF-QfzEJtqI?si=ivi-KAMEdEFK6EDb&start=997

As I continue to process the rest of the transcript, I will add more sections with their respective summaries and timestamps. If there’s a specific part of the transcript you want me to focus on or any details you feel need adjustment, please let me know.



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Tracing Hypertext to Source Text [19:53]

Matt introduces the ability to trace hyperlinked summaries back to their original texts. This feature helps maintain the connection between the AI-generated summaries and the sources they are derived from, making the AI analysis more credible and transparent.

  • https://youtu.be/HF-QfzEJtqI?si=ivi-KAMEdEFK6EDb&start=1193

AI, Text, and the Workspace [20:32]

The conversation shifts to the infrastructure of Matt’s AI workspace, discussing its capabilities regarding various document formats such as web pages and markdown files, while touching on the complexities of incorporating PDFs and Word documents.

  • https://youtu.be/HF-QfzEJtqI?si=ivi-KAMEdEFK6EDb&start=1232

Connecting AI to the Writing Process [22:21]

Discussion on how AI summaries can benefit both the reader and the writer, allowing for a better understanding of what the AI extracts from their work and providing a means for authors to edit their documents accordingly.

  • https://youtu.be/HF-QfzEJtqI?si=ivi-KAMEdEFK6EDb&start=1341

Reflection on Artists and Generative AI [23:07]

Dene Grigar reflects on the history of artists working with generative text and AI, suggesting that while artists may have envisioned such tools, the practical implementation of these ideas is a relatively new phenomenon facilitated by modern toolsets.

  • https://youtu.be/HF-QfzEJtqI?si=ivi-KAMEdEFK6EDb&start=1387

Discussion on Transparent AI Processes [25:06]

Fabien Benetou raises questions about the precision and transparency of the AI processes used, emphasizing the importance of maintaining the link between ideas and their transformation through AI.

  • https://youtu.be/HF-QfzEJtqI?si=ivi-KAMEdEFK6EDb&start=1506

Importance of Provenance in AI Transformations [27:10]

The dialogue continues with a focus on the provenance in AI transformations, the explicitness of processes, prompts and backend tools, and the potential for users to understand and backtrack the AI’s workings.

  • https://youtu.be/HF-QfzEJtqI?si=ivi-KAMEdEFK6EDb&start=1630

I will keep processing the transcript to identify additional sections and create further summaries and timestamps. If there are any specific sections you want me to focus on, please let me know.

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