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Leon Wieseltier and Steven Pinker Debate the Quantified Society

Leon Wieseltier and Steven Pinker Debate the Quantified Society | Humanities and their Algorithmic Revolution | Scoop.it

“We are becoming a massified, datafied, quantified society, which looks for wisdom in numbers and thinks that numbers can provide certainty... owing to the explosion of so-called big data there has...


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"This is an extraordinary time for the understanding of the human condition"

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How the humanities and social sciences are transformed by digital data and algorithms (digital humanities?)
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Computational Personality Analysis - Introduction, Practical | Yair Neuman | Springer

Computational Personality Analysis - Introduction, Practical | Yair Neuman | Springer | Humanities and their Algorithmic Revolution | Scoop.it
The emergence of intelligent technologies, sophisticated natural language processing methodologies and huge textual repositories, invites a new approach
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Critical Work: Archivists as Maintainers

Critical Work: Archivists as Maintainers | Humanities and their Algorithmic Revolution | Scoop.it
Hillel Arnold (Rockefeller Archive Center) has shared the text of his talk, Critical Work: Archivists as Maintainers, given at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Society of American Archivists (SAA) earlier this month.
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"100 Billion Data Rows per Second: Culture Industry and Media Analytics in the Early 21st Century"

new article by Lev Manovich available for download:
"100 Billion Data Rows per Second: Culture Industry and Media Analytics in the Early 21st Century"

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Bernard Stiegler : la fin d’un philosophe — Medium

Bernard Stiegler : la fin d’un philosophe — Medium | Humanities and their Algorithmic Revolution | Scoop.it
La première fois que j’ai entendu son nom, c’était à l’automne 2005, à l’université Paris 7, dans le séminaire du psychanalyste François…
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The Web's Past is Not Evenly Distributed

The Web's Past is Not Evenly Distributed | Humanities and their Algorithmic Revolution | Scoop.it

In this post Ed Summers discusses ways to align your content with the grain of the Web so that it can last (a bit) longer.

If I had to guess I would bet you found the document you are reading right now by following a

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» Data Curation as Publishing for the Digital Humanities Journal of Digital Humanities

» Data Curation as Publishing for the Digital Humanities Journal of Digital Humanities | Humanities and their Algorithmic Revolution | Scoop.it
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Neoliberal Tools (and Archives): A Political History of Digital Humanities - Los Angeles Review of Books

Neoliberal Tools (and Archives): A Political History of Digital Humanities - Los Angeles Review of Books | Humanities and their Algorithmic Revolution | Scoop.it
Daniel Allington, Sarah Brouillete, and David Golumbia explain how Digital Humanities plays a lead role in the corporatist restructuring of the humanities.
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Wiki Ed and Digital Humanities: Pedagogy that works

Wiki Ed and Digital Humanities: Pedagogy that works | Humanities and their Algorithmic Revolution | Scoop.it

Matthew Vetter, who has taught with Wikipedia in courses at Ohio University, shares notes on that experience as they relate to digital humanities and marginalized identities. 

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Research in the Digital Age – Opportunities in the domain of Digitalization, Digital Humanities and Big Data

Research in the Digital Age – Opportunities in the domain of Digitalization, Digital Humanities and Big Data | Humanities and their Algorithmic Revolution | Scoop.it
Information on the funding activities of the Volkswagen Foundation related to the transformation of science and scholarship as well as society caused by digitalization, e.g. Digital Humanities, Big Data ...
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Digital Humanities spread in classroom and beyond

Digital Humanities spread in classroom and beyond | Humanities and their Algorithmic Revolution | Scoop.it
Digital Humanities spread in classroom and beyond
Swarthmore College The Phoenix Online
Computer science and the humanities don't have anything to do with each other, do they? Code belongs in Sci, and books stay in the seminar room, right?

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Karianne Lessard's curator insight, November 10, 2015 12:31 PM

Nous ne sommes pas les seuls en CMN2570, à l'Université d'Ottawa, à tenter d'innover dans notre manière d'enseigner! Étonnant de voir comment utiliser les techniques des digital humanities peut motiver les élèves à travailler plus fort sur des sujets qui peuvent parfois leur sembler dépassés comme c'est le cas des romans du 18ième siècle. 

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Nature et technologie langagière dans les dialogues oraux homme-machine

Nature et technologie langagière dans les dialogues oraux homme-machine | Humanities and their Algorithmic Revolution | Scoop.it
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Hybrid Pedagogy, Digital Humanities, and the Future of Academic Publishing - Hybrid Pedagogy

Hybrid Pedagogy, Digital Humanities, and the Future of Academic Publishing - Hybrid Pedagogy | Humanities and their Algorithmic Revolution | Scoop.it
It is not enough to write monographs. It is not enough to publish. Today, scholars must understand what happens when our research is distributed, and we must write, not for rarified audiences, but for unexpected ones.
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Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School | University of Oxford Podcasts - Audio and Video Lectures

Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School | University of Oxford Podcasts - Audio and Video Lectures | Humanities and their Algorithmic Revolution | Scoop.it
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La prochaine révolution scientifique

Pierre Lévy, filósofo da informação, fala sobre o possível impacto do Big Data na civilização. Segundo Lévy, a grande quantidade de dados que hoje coletamo
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The Scandal of Digital Humanities « hyperlab

The Scandal of Digital Humanities « hyperlab | Humanities and their Algorithmic Revolution | Scoop.it
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Polemic in the ranks of academic criticism... Is DH "critical" enough?

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In the digital age, the humanities can afford to go on the offensive

In the digital age, the humanities can afford to go on the offensive | Humanities and their Algorithmic Revolution | Scoop.it
Humans, as a species, are around 200,000 years old. Compared to the age of the universe we’re clearly infants but compared to the internet, we’re pretty old and compared to social media, which is still…
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Announcing CA: Journal of Cultural Analytics

Announcing CA: Journal of Cultural Analytics | Humanities and their Algorithmic Revolution | Scoop.it
I am very pleased to announce the pending launch of CA: Journal of Cultural Analytics, an open-access web-based academic journal that will focus on the computational study of culture. CA’s mission …
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Digital Humanities Students Win National Award - UCLA

Digital Humanities Students Win National Award - UCLA | Humanities and their Algorithmic Revolution | Scoop.it

February 12, 2016 A team of UCLA students has won a national prize for art history research.  The Art Libraries Society of North America awarded eight stud

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A team of UCLA students has won a national prize for art history research.

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evaluating digital humanities scholarship

evaluating digital humanities scholarship | Humanities and their Algorithmic Revolution | Scoop.it
If an academic can be un-hired, fired, or asked to resign because of a “tweet” or a blog post, can we find a way in the humanities to hire, promote, or offer tenure to academics for the same?  This was one of the more provocative questions posed, and discussed, at a roundtable talk at the most recent THATCamp at the AAR/SBL Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA two weeks ago.  Overview of #THATCampAARSBL
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The Conversation Never Ends: Participatory Culture in a Networked Era

The Conversation Never Ends: Participatory Culture in a Networked Era | Humanities and their Algorithmic Revolution | Scoop.it
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New book by Henry Jenkins, Mimi Ito and Danah Boyd!

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