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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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Humanities and their Algorithmic Revolution
How the humanities and social sciences are transformed by digital data and algorithms (digital humanities?)
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Lev Manovich - Can We Think Without Categories?

Lev Manovich - Can We Think Without Categories? | Humanities and their Algorithmic Revolution | Scoop.it
Lev Manovich: photos, bio, complete CV.
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Humanist Studies and the Digital Age is now accepting submissions for issue #6

This journal publishes articles in the areas of digital Humanities, especially interdisciplinary approaches, made possible by digital technology, to new humanist philologies and new humanist philosophies.
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Culture numérique – Stylo : un éditeur de texte pour les sciences humaines et sociales

Culture numérique – Stylo : un éditeur de texte pour les sciences humaines et sociales | Humanities and their Algorithmic Revolution | Scoop.it
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The Next Platform

The Next Platform | Humanities and their Algorithmic Revolution | Scoop.it
The rise of platforms One percent of the human population was connected to the Internet at the end of the 20th century. In 2017, more than 50% is. Most of the users interact in social media, search information, buy products and services online. But despite the ongoing success of digital communication, there is a growing…
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What Algorithms Want – Reflecting on (Human) Agency in an Age of Automation

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Synthèse réflexive du séminaire doctoral Special topics in media studies

Synthèse réflexive du séminaire doctoral Special topics in media studies | Humanities and their Algorithmic Revolution | Scoop.it
Dans ce post, je ferai un retour réflexif sur le séminaire doctoral que j’ai suivi cet hiver auprès du professeur Pierre Lévy. Ce cours m’a familiarisé au maillage qui relie cognition, sémiologie et médias. Le séminaire m’a aussi ouvert les yeux sur une forme d’intelligence supérieure, à la fois méconnue et sous-utilisée: l’intelligence collective. Enfin,…
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What does/would “data rhetoric” look like?

What does/would “data rhetoric” look like? | Humanities and their Algorithmic Revolution | Scoop.it

we might need a “data humanities” and a “data rhetoric” that paralleled the emergence of data science

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A Guide to Solving Social Problems with Machine Learning

Predictive technology can improve public policy — if we use it right.
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Experiencing the Digital World: The Cultural Value of Digital Engagement with Heritage

Experiencing the Digital World: The Cultural Value of Digital Engagement with Heritage | Humanities and their Algorithmic Revolution | Scoop.it
(2016). Experiencing the Digital World: The Cultural Value of Digital Engagement with Heritage. Heritage & Society: Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 76-101. doi: 10.1080/2159032X.2016.1246156
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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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Dataset Search: Google launches new search engine to help scientists find datasets

Dataset Search: Google launches new search engine to help scientists find datasets | Humanities and their Algorithmic Revolution | Scoop.it
Google is launching a new service for scientists, journalists, and anyone else looking to track down data online. It’s called Dataset Search, and it will hopefully unify the fragmented world of open data repositories.
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Symbolisme des nombres — Wikipédia

Symbolisme des nombres - Wikipédia

Les nombres, en ce qu'ils s'appliquent à toute sorte d'objet, relient par analogie tout ce qui peut être compté, mesuré ou calculé. L'action d'évaluer transforme la perception des choses auxquelles elle s'applique. Les nombres supportent collectivement, de la sorte, toutes les associations symboliques du dénombrage et de la mesure.

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Maya ruins discovered in Guatemala: Civilization was much vaster than known, thousands of structures reveal - The

Maya ruins discovered in Guatemala: Civilization was much vaster than known, thousands of structures reveal - The | Humanities and their Algorithmic Revolution | Scoop.it
Scientists using high-tech, airplane-based lidar mapping tools have discovered tens of thousands of structures constructed by the Maya.
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Paléographie : la révolution numérique

Paléographie : la révolution numérique | Humanities and their Algorithmic Revolution | Scoop.it
A la fois ludique et parfois redoutée des étudiants, la paléographie est plus que le déchiffrement des textes des temps anciens : elle est l'étude des écritures, des modes de production et de réception des objets inscrits (que ce soit sur parchemin, papier ou cire). Le paléographe étudie à la fois les facteurs graphiques (visuels, matériels, techniques) et extra-graphiques (linguistiques, sociologiques, neuro-biologiques, etc.) qui influent sur l'histoire de l'écriture. En ce sens, il est donc pleinement historien.
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10 Companies Using Machine Learning in Cool Ways | WordStream

10 Companies Using Machine Learning in Cool Ways | WordStream | Humanities and their Algorithmic Revolution | Scoop.it
Machine learning is one of the most exciting technological developments in history. Find out how these 10 companies plan to change the future with their machine learning applications.
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Philippe NIEUWBOURG's curator insight, September 10, 2017 11:29 PM
Exemples of machine learning usage by internet companies: twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, IBM, Salesforce...
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Torching the Modern-Day Library of Alexandria

“Somewhere at Google there is a database containing 25 million books and nobody is allowed to read them.”
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Lessons learned in our #uoam17 media theory course @uOttawa

Lessons learned in our #uoam17 media theory course @uOttawa | Humanities and their Algorithmic Revolution | Scoop.it
I made a quick reference before to the advanced media theory class that I'm taking this term at uOttawa as part of my doctoral program in Communication. As the session wraps up, here are some of my key takeaways from the course. Prof. Pierre Lévy's upcoming book "Le médium algorithmique" (The Algorithmic Medium), which we…
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Synthesis of Pierre Levy's book: Le Medium Algorithmique
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The social power of algorithms

The social power of algorithms | Humanities and their Algorithmic Revolution | Scoop.it
(2017). The social power of algorithms. Information, Communication & Society: Vol. 20, The Social Power of Algorithms, pp. 1-13. doi: 10.1080/1369118X.2016.1216147
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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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