Editors' Choice: How predictable is fiction?


By: Ted Underwood

.entry-header This blog post is loosely connected to a talk I’m giving (virtually) at the Workshop on Narrative Understanding, Storylines, and Events at the ACL. It’s an informal talk, exploring some of the challenges and opportunities we encounter when we take the impressive sentence-level tools of contemporary NLP and try to use them to produce…

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Editor's Choice: Recreating Revolutionary Cities: An Interview with Serena Zabin


By: Molly Nebiolo

More and more academics have turned to digital humanities to interrogate early modern history, which has led to an influx of 3D modeling projects of early urban spaces. Serena Zabin’s video game, Witness to the Revolution, is one great example. Set in 1770 Boston right after the Boston Massacre, the game investigates many historical questions…

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Editors' Choice: Situated Data Analysis


By: Jill Walker Rettberg

My latest paper, “Situated data analysis: a new method for analysing encoded power relationships in social media“, started out as an analysis of the data visualisations in Strava, but ended up as something more ambitious: a method that I think can be used to analyse all kinds of digital platform using personal data in different…

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EC: History Slam Episode 150: Dope is Death


By: Sean Graham

In the 1970s, Richard Nixon launched the War on Drugs to combat, what he called, public enemy number one. In New York City, groups like the Black Panther Party and Young Lords recognized the damage addiction was doing to local communities, but also felt that federal efforts to combat drug use were doing more damage.…

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DHNow will be back in June!

Digital Humanities Now will be taking a short break until June. This semester has been unlike any other, but we hope that DHNow has continued to be a useful resource as we navigate online teaching and learning, virtual conferences, working and researching from home, and broader changes and uncertainty in academia and beyond. A big thank…

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