Thomas Crombez

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I’m on Day of Digital Humanities 2010!

In Reflections on Digital History on March 18, 2010 at 8:41 am

Today, it’s blogging time for digital humanists all over the globe. I’m happy to participate in “Day of Digital Humanities 2010,” an initiative hosted at the University of Alberta in Canada. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Past’s Digital Presence, through the lens of Twitter

In Reflections on Digital History on March 4, 2010 at 9:56 pm

My fascination for the backchannel at academic conferences — you know, that bunch of nerds twittering away behind their laptop screens while you present that laboriously written presentation with utmost theatrical skill — first started at TEI ’09 in Ann Arbor. (I wanted to insert a reference to #tei09, but Twitter is really ridiculously short-memoried, and starts deleting old tweets after I believe one week or so.) Read the rest of this entry »