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Debates in the Digital Humanities
Welcome to the open-access edition of Debates in the Digital Humanities, a hybrid print/digital publication stream that explores debates in the field as they emerge. Choose an edition below. via Pocket
books  debates  dh  theory 
7 weeks ago by kintopp
Calenda - The epoch of space. State and new perspectives
For centuries, the study of time was one of the main academic interests in the field of Humanities. However, in the second half of the 20thcentury, most scholars and philosophers shifted their focus to the question of space. via Pocket
cfp  literature  space  theory  time 
november 2018 by kintopp
Home - LexArt | Words for Art - Projet de recherche ERC sur la terminologie artistique
As part of the LexArt project, which will end on March 31,2018, the team of researchers and the project instigator, Michèle-Caroline Heck, will present the results and achievements of the project at a conference to be held on March 21, 2018 at the INHA (Paris, Galerie Colbert, auditorium – 6 pm). via Pocket
arthistory  history  methodology  theory 
march 2018 by kintopp
Drift-a-LOD2017: Detection, Representation and Management of Concept Drift in Linked Open Data | Semantics 2017
Chairs: Sándor Darányi (University of Borås, Sweden), Laura Hollink (Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica, The Netherlands), Albert Meroño Peñuela (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands), Efstratios Kontopoulos (Center for Research & Technology Hellas, Greece) via Pocket
history  linkeddata  semantic  theory 
august 2017 by kintopp
This is the first of two blog posts exploring the intuition and epistemology of high-dimensional vector space and the notion of visualization. via Pocket
theory  vectors  visualization 
april 2017 by kintopp
Network Analysis Literacy
For weights that represents the length of streets, this makes perfectly sense. But of course, weights in complex networks can represent almost anything. Let's consider the number of hours two people called each other in the last two weeks. via Pocket
books  learn  networks  theory 
april 2017 by kintopp
Call for Papers – New Perspectives in the Digital Humanities Conference 2017
Edward Tufte (1990) explores the aspects of visual logic that underlies the production of visuals. That logic involves translating from numbers to colours and shapes, then to human reading and eventually to human understanding. via Pocket
cfp  theory  uk  visualization 
april 2017 by kintopp
Seeing Theory
Seeing Theory is a project designed and created by Daniel Kunin with support from Brown University's Royce Fellowship Program. The goal of the project is to make statistics more accessible to a wider range of students through interactive visualizations. via Pocket
learn  statistics  teach  theory  visualization 
march 2017 by kintopp
DHQ: Digital Humanities Quarterly: The Why and How of Middleware
The presentation, publication and research platforms used for scholarly work in the Digital Humanities embody argument structures that are not always explicitly acknowledged. via Pocket
dh  methodology  theory 
december 2016 by kintopp
In the next minutes, you will be shown different visualizations of uncertainty. That data you will see is a series of points that could be generated from a GPS, for example, overlaid on top of a simple street map. via Pocket
theory  visualization 
december 2016 by kintopp
Information Theory Tools for Visualization - CRC Press Book
CRC Press eBooks are available through VitalSource. The free VitalSource Bookshelf® application allows you to access to your eBooks whenever and wherever you choose. via Pocket
books  methodology  theory  visualization 
december 2016 by kintopp
The images presented here are part of ongoing research for visualizations in Digital Humanities. They are premised on a critical engagement with issues in epistemology, as well as being grounded in pragmatic concerns. via Pocket
methodology  theory  visualization 
november 2016 by kintopp
Johanna Drucker: Visualizing Interpretation: A Report on 3DH – 3DH
Johanna Drucker gave a special lecture on June 6th that reported on the state of the project and where we are going. She started by giving some history to the 3DH project. We went from “create the next generation of visualizations in the digital humanities?” to a more nuanced goal: via Pocket
debates  theory  visualization 
august 2016 by kintopp
Creating Spatial Historical Knowledge:New Approaches, Opportunities and Epistemological Implications of Mapping History Digitally
New Approaches, Opportunities and Epistemological Implications of Mapping History Digitally October 20-22, 2016 International Workshop and Conference at the German Historical Institute Washington Conveners: Simone Lässig (GHI) and Matthew Hiebert (GHI) In collaboration with the Roy Rosenzweig Cente via Pocket
conference  geo  space  theory  time 
june 2016 by kintopp
The most exciting news in our scientific quest to understand the nature of culture is not a single result, but a fundamental change in the metabolism of research: With increasing availability of cultural data, more and more robust quantification nurtures further qualitative insight; taken together, via Pocket
methodology  models  theory 
january 2016 by kintopp
Humanizing Maps: An Interview with Johanna Drucker |
I have spent my last several columns celebrating humanistic maps. I've highlighted digital projects for visualizing history and literature as well as the institutional structures that sustain those projects. via Pocket
humanities  methodology  theory  visualization 
october 2015 by kintopp
A Radical, Useable Data Model - Matthew Lincoln
Attendees of Keystone DH were just treated to a fantastic keynote address by Miriam Posner. I’ll be sure to link to it if/when she posts the text (for the time being you can get a sense of it from the #keydh Storify). via Pocket
data  gender  linked  models  race  search  theory 
july 2015 by kintopp
Design and Redesign — Medium
Visualization is now a mass medium. It’s not quite Hollywood, but information graphics have millions of viewers, awards ceremonies, and even their own celebrities with tens of thousands of Twitter followers. via Pocket
evaluation  theory  visualization 
july 2015 by kintopp
The Historian's Macroscope: Big Digital History
¶ 1 0 [edit March 18 2015 I've turned comments off because we were starting to get a lot of spam. The print version is now at the proofs stage; when it goes into print we'll unveil the 'official' companion site, which will also have a Q & A forum. This site will continue to be accessible. -SG] via Pocket
history  infrastructure  methodology  theory  resources 
june 2015 by kintopp
The Humane Digital | Easily Distracted
As a way of tackling both the question “whither the humanities” and the thorny issue of defining “digital humanities” in relationship to that question, I’ll offer this: maybe one strategy is to talk about what can make intellectual work humane. via Pocket
humanities  methodology  theory 
june 2015 by kintopp
The Psychology of UX
Ever since I found the blog 'What Makes Them Click' [1] by Susan Weinschenk, I've been fascinated with her writing. I'm a natural analyst, much to some people's dismay, as I mentally poke and prod people till I really understand what drives people to behave the way they do. via Pocket
design  theory  ux 
may 2015 by kintopp
How Companies and Services Like Facebook Are Shaped by the Programming Languages They Use | MIT Technology Review
When the Japanese computer scientist Yukihiro Matsumoto decided to create Ruby, a programming language that has helped build Twitter, Hulu, and much of the modern Web, he was chasing an idea from a 1966 science fiction novel called Babel-17 by Samuel R. Delany. via Pocket
dev  theory 
april 2015 by kintopp
Further Reading | Critical Pedagogy in the Digital Humanities
A collection of resources about Digital Humanities and Critical Digital Pedagogy. While there is no assigned reading for the workshop, articles in the third section (“Readings for Workshop”) will figure prominently in our discussions. These readings are all freely available online. via Pocket
reading-list  theory 
april 2015 by kintopp
Description | VennMaker
In recent decades, the concept of the social network has gained wider currency among various disciplines and areas of research. Social network analysis collects and describes patterns of relationships and support among individuals, employing concepts drawn from graph theory. via Pocket
learn  networks  theory  tools 
march 2015 by kintopp
Debates in the Digital Humanities
Welcome to the open-access edition of Debates in the Digital Humanities, which brings together leading figures in the field to explore its theories, methods, and practices and to clarify its multiple possibilities and tensions. via Pocket
books  debates  theory 
october 2014 by kintopp
Rez.: P. Sahle: Digitale Editionsformen - H-Soz-u-Kult / Rezensionen / Digitale Medien
Sahle, Patrick: Digitale Editionsformen – Teil 1: Das typografische Erbe. Zum Umgang mit der Überlieferung unter den Bedingungen des Medienwandels (= Schriften des Insituts für Dokumentologie und Editorik 7). Norderstedt: Books on Demand - BoD 2013. ISBN 978-3-84826-320-2; 356 S.; € 49,90. via Pocket
books  editions  learn  theory 
october 2014 by kintopp
Difficult Thinking about the Digital Humanities | SAMPLE REALITY
Five years ago in this space I attempted what I saw as a meaningful formulation of critical thinking—as opposed to the more vapid definitions you tend to come across in higher education. Critical thinking, I wrote, “stands in opposition to facile thinking. via Pocket
debates  theory 
october 2014 by kintopp
How much more could art history be about? | Object Oriented
The art historian Dr. Griselda Pollock, best known for her work on feminist art history, recently published a short essay in response to a computer vision research paper written by Babak Saleh, Kanako Abe, Ravneet Singh Arora, and Ahmed Elgammal. via Pocket
debates  analysis  theory  images 
september 2014 by kintopp
Digital Art History is Becoming More Visible! | Digital @ He[ART]
After being so hard on digital art history and its relative lack of visibility over the last year or so, I am finally starting to see some attention being paid to this new field of scholarship around the world! Here are a few places where there are current/upcoming exhibitions, lecture series, and via Pocket
september 2014 by kintopp
Is There A Critical Digital Art History Yet? | Digital @ He[ART]
Today marks the beginning of the Rebuilding the Portfolio: DH for Art Historians (#doingdah14 on Twitter) workshop hosted at the Roy Rosenweig Centre for History & New Media. via Pocket
september 2014 by kintopp
Lev Manovich – What is Visualization? | Data Visualisation
Lev Manovich recently released an 8000 word article on data visualization, you can read about it on his site. Reproduced in it’s entirety below the jump. via Pocket
data  theory  visualization 
august 2014 by kintopp
The Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society
The “Global Literary Networks” project will host this one-day conference, bringing together new scholarship on the history and sociology of global culture. via Pocket
chicago  computing  conference  culture  data  theory 
august 2014 by kintopp
Debates in the Digital Humanities
Welcome to the open-access edition of Debates in the Digital Humanities, a hybrid print/digital publication stream that explores debates in the field as they emerge. Choose an edition below. via Pocket
books  debates  dh  theory 
august 2014 by kintopp
Paul Houle - The trouble with DBpedia
DBpedia is an example of what I call a "generic database", that is, a database that models concepts that are in people's shared consciousness. The vocabulary covers this space; some other generic databases are Freebase and Wikidata. via Pocket
linkeddata  theory 
august 2014 by kintopp
Critical Approaches to Digital Humanities at VCU (with images, tweets) · HASTACscholars · Storify
There's an animating fantasy that "identity" and other features of "culture" are computation's natural opposite and other. via Pocket
conference  theory 
august 2014 by kintopp
Editors’ Choice: How Digitisation is changing the meaning of texts Parts I & II | Digital Humanities Now
Remediation is the changing of an artefact from one medium to another. It is the shifting of a song from a vinyl record to an mp3, or the transfer of a journal article from paper to PDF documents. via Pocket
methodology  reading  theory  text 
july 2014 by kintopp
How a prototype argues
In this article, we argue that, just as an edition of a book can be a means of reifying a theory about how books should be edited, so can the creation of an experimental digital prototype be understood as conveying an argument about designing interfaces. via Pocket
models  prototype  theory  books 
july 2014 by kintopp
Writing History in the Digital Age
Fall 2012 Approved for Publication by University of Michigan Press Has the digital revolution transformed how we write about the past — or not? Have new technologies changed our essential work-craft as scholars, and the ways in which we think, teach, author, and publish? Does the digital age hav via Pocket
books  history  theory 
july 2014 by kintopp
The Thinking follows the Data | We think History
In the Frankfurter Allgemeine of 12th March 2014, Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht writes that the humanities are helpless towards the digital revolution. That we must invent new terms to get along with it. via Pocket
debates  theory 
july 2014 by kintopp
Up and Down the Ladder of Abstraction
"In science, if you know what you are doing, you should not be doing it. In engineering, if you do not know what you are doing, you should not be doing it. Of course, you seldom, if ever, see either pure state." How can we design systems when we don't know what we're doing? via Pocket
analysis  design  interactive  methodology  theory  visualization 
july 2014 by kintopp
Modelling narrative comprehension in film studies | Research into film
In an essay titled ‘Can scientific models of theorizing help film studies’, Malcolm Turvey (2005: 25) asks why ‘is there a lack of systematic empirical research in film theory if the explanatory principles governing the cinema are like the explanatory principles governing natural phenomena? via Pocket
film  narrative  theory 
april 2012 by kintopp
The Year of InfoVis Theory
2010 is The Year of Information Visualization Theory. Here’s why. As I pointed out recently, there hasn’t been much theoretical work at InfoVis in the last few years. via Pocket
theory  visualization 
april 2012 by kintopp
JITP CUNY The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy —
by David T. Coad, Kelly Curtis, Jonathan Cook, and Katherine D. Harris BeardStair: A Student-Run Digital Humanities Project History, Fall 2011 to May 16, 2013 David T. Coad, Kelly Curtis, Jonathan Cook, and Katherine D. Harris via Pocket
interactive  teach  theory  journals 
march 2012 by kintopp
Visual Business Intelligence - Dieter Rams’ Ten Principles for Good Design
On Monday of this week I travelled from Berkeley across the Bay Bridge into San Francisco to have dinner with a friend who was staying at a hotel next to the Museum of Modern Art, so I decided to go a little early and enjoy the current exhibits. via Pocket
design  theory 
december 2011 by kintopp
A Method to the Model: Responding to Franco Moretti’s Network Theory, Plot Analysis | Magazine Modernisms
The second participant in the MagMods Essay Club is Lisa Rhody, a Ph.D. candidate in English at the University of Maryland.  Her dissertation bridges her interests in digital humanities and Modernism by using network theory to revise existing models of Modernist and postmodern ekphrasis. via Pocket
networks  theory 
september 2011 by kintopp

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