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Experimenting with AI music generation

Experimenting with AI music generation

Suno is a generative AI tool for creating music. I’ve been experimenting with it for generating music clips. It’s fun! At first I thought pretty much all the Suno clips sounded the same (similar pop music styles). But I’ve been experimenting and I’ve come to like it!...

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Experimenting with GPTs from OpenAI

Experimenting with GPTs from OpenAI

GPTs are custom bots you can make without coding Below are five GPTs I've created with OpenAI's GPT Creator.  These GPTs (announced on Nov. 6, 2023) are custom bots you can create without needing to code. They use ChatGPT to do specific tasks. At the moment, these...

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How I use generative AI in my work

How I use generative AI in my work

I've heard a few people say that generative AI tools are fun for entertainment only, and not really useful for work. However, I DO find these tools useful. Very useful! I'm an eLearning developer for the University of Arizona Libraries and I work in the Instructional...

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What’s next with ChatGPT?

What’s next with ChatGPT?

I recently heard someone ask, "What's next with ChatGPT?" This was a person who doesn't have time to follow the news about generative AI on a regular basis. So for those who haven't had time to keep up, here are some interesting developments. I'm not aiming to predict...

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AI Literacy: May 17 webinar

AI Literacy: May 17 webinar

ChatGPT has been making headlines, with both positive and negative stories, including concerns about plagiarism and false information. You may not have had time to keep up with all the news, and you might be wondering how to separate the hype from the reality. On May...

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Chat GPT FAQ

Chat GPT FAQ

In January, I put together a document to share with my department at the Univ. of Arizona Libraries (Student Learning and Engagement): Chat GPT FAQ. It's a work in progress – and I welcome your comments. There are so many interesting questions about what these new...

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Information Literacy Tutorials for Undergraduates

Information Literacy Tutorials for Undergraduates

You can adapt and reuse these tutorials. In January of 2019 I took a position as e-learning developer at the University of Arizona Libraries. I enjoy this work because I get to collaborate with my colleagues to create tutorials. I also enjoy learning to use new...

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