Well that just happened. It's hard to believe that last Sunday twelve scholars and software developers were arriving at the brand-new Mason Inn on our campus and now have created and launched a tool, Anthologize, that created a frenzy on social and mass media. If you haven't already done so, you should first read the … Continue reading Thoughts on One Week | One Tool
Beth Dulabahn, Director of Integration Management in the Office of Strategic Initiatives at the Library of Congress, will talk about the donation of the Twitter archive to the library. Beth was involved in the talks with Twitter and will provide some background and insight into this major digital acquisition. There will also be a general … Continue reading Spring 2010 Roy Rosenzweig Forum on Technology and the Humanities: The Library of Congress Twitter Archive
Here's the video of my talk "The Last Digit of Pi," given in New York City on March 6, 2010, at TEDxNYED. I'll be discussing it live on Friday, May 7, at 3p EDT, on Twitter (follow me there or use the hashtag #tedxnyed to join in the discussion).
During this year's Winter Games in Vancouver, I joked that like the Olympics, THATCamp was a movement, not an event. Well, only semi-joked. I did think there was something to trying to spread widely a new participatory and inclusive academic meeting, one that would spread the digital humanities, encourage collaboration and sharing, and disseminate knowledge … Continue reading Regional THATCamps: A Movement
[This is a rough transcript of my TEDxNYED talk, delivered on March 6, 2010, in New York City at the Collegiate School. TEDxNYED was an all-day conference "examining the role of new media and technology in shaping the future of education." For a meta-post about the experience of giving a TED(x) talk, please read "Academic … Continue reading The Last Digit of Pi
This past weekend's TEDxNYED event in New York took place in the theater of a school just off Broadway. I couldn't help thinking about the symbolism of that location during the day's proceedings. TEDx, a spinoff regional program of the billionaires-and-brains edutainment summit in California, TED, pushes speakers like me towards theatrics. TEDxNYED was enjoyable … Continue reading Academic Theater (Reflections on TED & TEDxNYED)
This weekend I'll be one of the speakers at TEDxNYED, a conference examining the role of new media and technology in shaping the future of education. Other speakers include Lawrence Lessig, the Harvard legal scholar who has written on—and more importantly, acted on—the impact of digital technology on copyright; Jay Rosen, NYU journalism professor who … Continue reading TEDxNYED