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The final

The final edits are done on our Manifesto…pleas read over it and give your thumbs up! click on assignments….Final exam…the Manifesto or click here

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Laptops replace notebooks

This is just a side note but… This weekend while I was home my mom recieved my brother’s registration letter for school. Contained in the letter was a note that said that this class of incoming freshmen (in high school) … Continue reading

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Visualization

From my experience, you can tell me about something until you are blue in the face. You can explain it a million different ways and I still will not understand it until I see a visual or an example. What … Continue reading

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When do most people break up?

After viewing all of the visuals The True Size of Africa. I never realized Africa was that huge. In this image they were able to put the countries that we think of as having the most power and dominance into … Continue reading

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What I have learned in just a few weeks.

What is it that I am learning in DH? This is a very broad question due to the fact that DH encoumpases so many things. I would begin to answer this question with the first thing that we learned in … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing

I think that in some cases crowdsourcing is very helpful and effective. For example, the transcribe Bentham site, it would have taken the team of scholars much longer to get all of those letters transcribed. With the help of the … Continue reading

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A heart changing experience

Before I came to class on Wednesday I was convinced in my heart of hearts that I was not going to be able to do this XML encoding project. I kinda felt lost when we were talking about it on … Continue reading

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Notes on TEI

Text encoding Key terms TEI– Text encoding initiative, international group of scholars working to establish a guideline and standard to represent text in the digital form- how you use markup language to describe text, P5 is the current version of … Continue reading

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Digital Literature…Will it be successful in the future?

I always remembered my literature classes in high school…they always had the biggest and heaviest books. I would dread when I had homework to do out of that textbook. When it came to reading books for pleasure, I loved it. … Continue reading

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Then internet cyberlibertarians today Web 2.0 wiki-utopians?

This section was very perplexing to me. I read it over and over and am still not perfectly sure what he was trying to say. However this is what I got out of it. Internet cyberlibertarians were centralized on  “hierarchical … Continue reading

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Internet and digital privacy

I know that this is a little different than what we have been talking about in terms of privacy but I think it is worth noting: Rutgers Suicide After Gay Tryst Webcast I believe that this is another privacy issue … Continue reading

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handwriting, word processing, blog entry, tweet, image, Facebook post

To me a traditional writing enviroment is very proper. I can remember teachers telling us that what we were to hand in needed to be in our “very best handwriting.” We would get points off if it did not look … 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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Definition

What is digital humanities? The top scholars and researchers who have been working in the field of digital humanities, or DH, still do not have a concrete definition. DH is a very complex field and it is difficult to define. … Continue reading

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