Digital Humanities: Visualizing the Field

A wonderful infographics poster (from University College London) showing the current state of Digital Humanities.
(I wish we did it!)

Infographic: Quantifying Digital Humanities

The Art Genome Project

It was only a matter of time before somebody took the basic idea from The Music Genome Project (which powers Pandora) and applied to other media., the new recommendation service of art is building its Art Genome project:

" is powered by The Art Genome Project, an ongoing study of the characteristics that distinguish and connect works of art. evaluates artworks along 700+ characteristics (we call them genes)—such as art-historical movements, subject matter, and formal qualities—to create a powerful search experience that reflects the multifaceted aspects of works of art."

what we are reading: MA thesis on software culture

Giorgio Mezzolla Pedersen

Browser culture: An ethnography of the risks and benefits that result from technological vulnerability in an online community

Master’s thesis
Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen

protest SOPA

MIT Press new media e-books