Blog, DH Fellowship

Responding to the Technophobes and the Technophiles

For our weekly meetings with Dr. Robertson, the DH fellows each find an interesting new post about digital humanities to share with the group. Over the course of the year, we’re supposed to track some sort of theme or trend. Last year, I focused on posts and projects that work to Indigenize and/or decolonize digital humanities. This year, I’ve followed…

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DH Reads

DH Read: “‘The Brave Little Surveillance Bear’ and Other Stories We Tell About Robots Raising Children”

In the text of a talk by Audrey Watters at the New Media Consortium’s (NMC) summer 2017 conference, Watters focuses on the technologies of the home and the stories we tell about them in order to “’defamiliarize’ a discussion of education technology.” As someone who has been critical of NMC’s Horizon Project, (which, according to their website, is “designed to identify and…

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