Category Archives: News

Resource: Avant Garde Project Archive

By The Editors | September 18, 2014

Avant Garde Project is a series of recordings of 20th-century classical, experimental, and electroacoustic music digitized from LPs whose music has in most cases never been released on CD, and so is effectively inaccessible to the vast majority of music listeners today. Find it here.

Resource: Games in the Classroom Reading List

By The Editors | September 16, 2014

Anastasia Salter has compiled a list of recommendations for critical readings on games in the classroom, with an accompanying link to a list of ProfHacker posts on games. Read it here.

Job: Associate Professor in Digital Humanities

By The Editors | September 11, 2014

The School of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers University invites applications for a tenured faculty position in Digital Humanities at the rank of Associate Professor. With this appointment, Rutgers University seeks to build on a successful Digital Humanities initiative led by a core group of faculty drawn from a range of Humanities disciplines including English, History, […]

Opportunity: Artstor Digital Humanities Award

By The Editors | September 11, 2014

As a non-profit institution working to derive shared solutions to challenges of the digital world, Artstor believes that the Digital Humanities Awards will recognize and help support innovative and intellectually stimulating projects in the field — and give digital scholars the chance to create and maintain those projects using Shared Shelf. Read Full Post Here.

Resource: Installing Debian Linux in a Virtual Machine 2014

By The Editors | September 11, 2014

Many digital humanists are probably aware that they could make their research activities faster and more efficient by working at the command line. Many are probably also sympathetic to arguments for open source, open content and open access. Nevertheless, switching to Linux full-time is a big commitment. Virtualization software, like Oracle’s free VirtualBox, allows one […]

Announcement: Wearable Cartography

By The Editors | September 9, 2014

Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have developed a portal mapping system that transmits remotely a digital map of the wearer’s environment.  The concept behind the technology is known as simultaneous localization and mapping or SLAM and previously had only been applied to mapping by robots.  Read Full Post Here.