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press enterprise

January 1st – “Digital Discipline” Americans use gadgets to help control impulses The article was talking about different things and I thought it was funny to read about one man who “can’t trust himself to work at his computer without … Continue reading

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Dilbert comic

was all too fitting from yesterday’s (12/23) paper (Press Enterprise, for those in the area). Had to share: old man in the office: “I KNOW WHAT I’M TALKING ABOUT. I HAVE THIRTY YEARS IN THIS INDUSTRY!” young buck: “How does … Continue reading

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[let’s see]

Visualizations are being used because, for some people, it’s easier to grasp information and/or concepts (see Jordan’s post on visual learners). And let’s face it, sometimes they’re prettier to look at than words. haha Anyway, for all of us who … Continue reading

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interactive artifacts

The very first thing that popped into my head when I saw the bowl was “that’s DH!” Why? We always talk about preserving the original. We want the original and we want to utilize technology to make it available to … Continue reading

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(crowdsourcing)^2

I’m working with Katrina so I read over her response and, not surprisingly enough, our posts are going to be similar. Crowdsourcing – yes. I want others’ ideas, imagination and help with our project. And my rough draft consists of … Continue reading

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tedious tricky transcriptions

It seems, so far, we all have a similar response – woo hoo! something fun to do :)  My thoughts exactly. We were actually doing something, vice reading or researching. The synapses were firing – and we loved it. I … Continue reading

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furious notes

I ‘discovered’ today that, when desiring to take notes in a completely [using that term loosely] digital class, everyone around me can hear me typing and I am therefore, distracting. and can’t take notes in secret. shame. But, this is … Continue reading

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the times they are a’changing

Oxford: written works , especially those considered of superior or lasting artistic merit:a great work of literature books and writings published on a particular subject:the literature on environmental epidemiology leaflets and other printed matter used to advertise products or give … Continue reading

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showing seeing

By now, I am supposed to have experienced some grand revelation about what Liu was trying to say in his article. . . . *crickets chirping* Mitchell’s pedagogical exemplum of “showing seeing” (a simulation of new media contact in which … Continue reading

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a candle and a quill

I wanted to take the time to read through everyone’s posts and comment on them, because, if we’re truly blogging, we’re doing so with the hope of feedback and growth. I found some incredibly interesting comments and ideas – which … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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To be (DH) or not to be (DH) – A perplexing question

I’m not going to suggest the following is a definition of digital humanities. Why? Because I’ve been “studying” this field for a week; in no way, shape or form could I have the answer to a question scholars in the … Continue reading

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Working Definition

In his article “We’re all Digital Humanists Now”, Lincoln Mullen cites some examples of how we use computers/technology today. All of the examples are very accurate and, I think, prove his point that, “using these methods does not imply that … Continue reading

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