Monthly Archives for January 2012

All the books our University Library bought for Digital Culture in 2011

Our research librarian just sent a list of all the books the University Library bought for Digital Culture in 2011. There are 97 books on the list, which says something about how fast this field is growing, and browsing the … Continue reading

06. January 2012 by Jill
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tools for teaching

I have the unusual luxury of two whole weeks at the office before teaching begins and while I do have quite a few other things to do, I’m happy to have time to really think about how I want to … Continue reading

05. January 2012 by Jill
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blogging more

In those feverishly exciting early years of blogging Liz Lawley (a.k.a. mamamusings) was one of my favorite blogging buddies, and I’m excited to see she’s decided to blog more again, rather than leaving ideas and conversations on Facebook or Twitter. … Continue reading

04. January 2012 by Jill
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Can human behaviour be predicted with enough data?

I’m watching a presentation by Albert László Barabási on his book BURSTS: The Hidden Pattern Behind Everything We Do, and he’s telling some fascinating stories. For instance, had you heard of Hasan Elahi, a media artist who after being investigated … Continue reading

04. January 2012 by Jill
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The history of the term “electronic literature”

Names can shape fields. In the proposal for a panel to be held at the MLA this week, Lori Emerson argued that the introduction of the term “electronic literature” by the founding of the Electronic Literature Organization in 1999, in fact … Continue reading

03. January 2012 by Jill
Categories: Electronic literature | 6 comments

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