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‘Recasting the Past: Digital Histories’ The aim of the conference is to explore how the ever increasing number and variety of digital and electronic sources have changed the way in which history, and historical sources, are created, selected, researched, taught, written, presented and used. Even historians who do not use computer methodologies are likely to […]

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A Review of Richard Lanham’s The Electronic Word

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From Steve: The September 24th issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education is running it’s Information Technology column as a special pull out section focusing on Open Source issues in the university IT enviornment. They include a catalog of 18 open source projects – a list that leaves out some of the most interesting areas […]

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Flogged by the blogs By Tony Blankley Sunday, September 19, 2004 http://pittsburghlive.com/x/tribune-review/opinion/columnists/guests/ s_252066.html Once said British philosopher Alfred North Whitehead: “The major advances in civilization are processes which all but wreck the societies in which they occur.” That observation came to mind as I watched Dan Rather struggle violently like a proud old marlin caught […]

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Some current trends that may intersect in interesting ways in how we “do” history: – “information explosion” – a perception (and an increasing reality?) that the amount of collected data is too overwhelming to process by traditional means – instant information – that the web has or will have “everything” – instant communication – person-to-person […]

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Sokal, Social Text

Alan Sokal Articles on the “Social Text” Affair

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Review of Richard Lanham’s The Electronic Word by James O’Donnell

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Our utility for tracking steps for the 2004 Step by Step wellness program http://www.uvm.edu/~dsv/surveys/stepbystep/stepbystep.htm

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From an annoncement on HUMANIST: The Virtual Humanities Lab at Brown University plans to develop existing and new digital resources into an experimental model for collaborative scholarship and pedagogy. They are encoding Boccaccio’s Esposizioni sulla Commedia di Dante and portions of Giovanni Villani’s Croniche. They are also beginning work on a new interface, which will […]

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wysiwyg xml editor

wysiwyg xml editor bitflux

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