Monthly Archives for April 2014

Is a network analysis of cited works bound to be biased?

This blog post was selected for the “Editor’s Choice” section of Digital Humanities Now. Thanks! It’s much, much easier to see patterns and to make visualizations that make sense when you filter out all the messy bits. In my data … Continue reading

25. April 2014 by Jill
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The shift in genres of electronic literature 2002-2013

These two visualisations show the shift in the kinds of works discussed in dissertations on electronic literature. There’s been a clear movement towards digital poetry and also towards more specialized dissertations that discuss a single subgenre. The analysis will be … Continue reading

24. April 2014 by Jill
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Dissertations on electronic literature 2002-2013

Last year, at ELO2013 in Paris, I presented a network analysis of creative works of electronic literature cited by PhD dissertations in the field. I’m revising the paper for publication in the Electronic Book Review next month, and I’ve added lots … Continue reading

23. April 2014 by Jill
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From Quantified Self to Quantified Other (and back to the panopticon)

I quite like self-tracking. I loved my Fitbits and Shine activity trackers (but kept losing them, putting them through the dryer, etc) and using them really did help me stay more active. But self-tracking is one thing. Having other people … Continue reading

22. April 2014 by Jill
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What is a selfie?

Did you see SELFEED yet? It’s an art project by Tyler Madsen, Erik Carter, & Jillian Mayer, that quite simply displays a live feed of the recently posted photos tagged #selfie that are posted to Instagram. Here’s an animated gif showing a random selection … Continue reading

16. April 2014 by Jill
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Why people say they take selfies

I’ve been collecting reasons people say they take selfies, much as I’ve previously collected blog posts about why people blog. Of course, there are hundreds of media articles about why people take selfies, many derogatory – instead I wanted to … Continue reading

14. April 2014 by Jill
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#dayofDH2014 3: Technological bias and cultural filters

I kept writing and reading instead of doing the more DH-specific data visualization I was intending to do. But it’s so interesting! I’m writing about filters, you know, Instagram style filters, but I’m extending the notion of filter by seeing … Continue reading

08. April 2014 by Jill
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More forms

I’m a PI on an exciting. grant application led by Raine Koskimaa which would offer a training network for 15 PhD candidates in Transmedia studies, and it’s due tomorrow so I’m supposed to log into the EU submission site and … Continue reading

08. April 2014 by Jill
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#dayofDH2014: travel validation signature

It’s the 2014 Day of Digital Humanities, and digital humanists around the globe are writing about how they spend their day. I made a blog for it at Day of DH 2014, and of course I’ll cross post here too. … Continue reading

08. April 2014 by Jill
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