Monthly Archives: September 2010

relevance.

check out today’s (well, Thursday’s, now, by the time anyone reads this) paper. page 14. This is for everyone, but, ERIK, you should, and yet at the same time, should not, read it.   :-/ “Survey: Kids like e-books, parents not … Continue reading

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key words

are these terms equally key?

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what is digital art?

a gallery of works by Prof. O’Donnell digital fringe sound art digital art digital artists

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Copy[write]rights

Just wanted to jot some thoughts down for class and possibly get feedback (I know we didn’t have to post). I like CreativeCommons. I think that a collaboration for artists (of all types) to share their artwork is really great. … Continue reading

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(timely satire)

The Onion: “Google Responds to Privacy Concerns…”

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Gresham’s Ghost

I really liked the discussion we had in class yesterday. I have something I’d like to add. In the article, under the section titled “Challenges to Written Cuture: The Big Picture” she writes about how communication has shifted from paper … Continue reading

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Beyond Gresham’s Ghost

“As a humanist, I seek to advance the intellectual life of humanity […] If our goal is to support the intellectual life of humanity by making intellectual actions transparent for inspection, then the editorial process, construed as the sustained process … Continue reading

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loved. this.

All I could do while reading Gresham’s Ghost was silently scream, “yes!”, “sweet!” and “finally!” So excited to have come across someone who shared similar beliefs as me. When John said about preferring actual text over digital, he spoke what … Continue reading

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Gresham’s Ghost ?s

Questions to my classmates about “Gresham’s Ghost”: 1.  The author states that individuals such as bloggers are writing largely for themselves.  Do you agree with this, based on knowledge of our blog and others’?  What do you think the author … Continue reading

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The Future of DH

Now that we have a general understanding of what Digital humanities is, I am still left with a few questions into the direction that it is headed. My first question is, with the understanding of the criteria of what makes … Continue reading

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Gresham’s Ghost

As soon as I began reading this chapter, questions flooded my mind. With our transition from a written culture to perhaps a more digital one, I find a critical point to be between the digital natives and the digital immigrants. … Continue reading

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Questions

To Unsworth:  I believe that we have reached a point where our technological achievements have tested our morality as people.  A couple examples are the nuclear bomb, abortion, stem cell research, etc.  Now some of theses topics could prove to … Continue reading

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digital ubiquity video clips (from 9/13 class)

Bauerlein – Prensky – Jenkins: a miscellany 1. Bauerlein: Digital Natives (scroll down to the video: are-they-assavvy-as-they-seem) 2. Bauerlein: Reading more learning less (my response: But who says which type of reading is better? What does it mean to be … Continue reading

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Comments on Gresham’s Ghost

To all of you who have not had a chance to read Gresham’s Ghost, I would like to say take your time.  I found myself reading the article at an increased rate and the ideas within the article hit me like … Continue reading

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If I could ask the three Digital Humanists any questions, they would be: 1. Unsworth: In your definition of what Digital Humanities is, you offered a plethora of different ideas and theories for the readers to peruse. However, your article … Continue reading

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Questions

Flanders: In your interview with Dr. Schlitz, you talk about the effects of DH on the humanities, namely how DH will ultimately bring a knowledge and understanding of the humanities to a much wider audience.  My question then is what … Continue reading

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Questions for Mr. Unsworth

“Humanities computing is a practice of representation, a form of modeling or … mimicry. It is also … a way of reasoning and a set of ontological commitments, and its representational practice is shaped by the need for efficient computation … Continue reading

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Questions :)

Unsworth: Why are all websites labeled either “exemplar” or “charlatan”? Websites are put on a scale of “interactivity” based on if they have an available keyword search, editing criteria page, or if it lets one add to the website. If … Continue reading

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Questions

I read the thoughts about native vs. digital immigrants, which I think has value, but decided I’d stick with the original assignment and ask some questions, because I think I may have finallllllyyyyy found a definition of DH that I … Continue reading

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Native vs. Immigrant

As far back as kindergarten I have had a computer class. When I was in elementary school it was considered one of our “specials” and we attended it once a week. In middle school is when we started learning the … Continue reading

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