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Perth Georabble #8 Review

4 Dec

Perth Georabble #8 Review.

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Sample chapters

6 Sep

Sample chapters.

You can now read the Introduction to The Emergence of the Digital Humanitiesat the publisher’s Website, and I’ve just posted chapter 1 in its entirety on the book’s Tumblr.

Links for ‘Data visualisation for humanities researchers’

8 Aug

Links for ‘Data visualisation for humanities researchers’.

Oculus Rift + Kinect + KickR = Our Homage to Paperboy: PaperDude VR

2 Aug

Oculus Rift + Kinect + KickR = Our Homage to Paperboy: PaperDude VR.

What the Hell are the Digital Humanities?

5 Jun

What the Hell are the Digital Humanities?.

Memo to higher ed: get ready for remote learning to rock your world

28 Jul

Gigaom

Like it or loathe it, web-enabled remote learning is increasingly pushing its way into colleges and universities around the world. And, according to a survey from the Pew Internet and American Life Project and Elon University, a majority of technology stakeholders expect it to significantly change the world of higher education by 2020.

In a report released today, Pew and Elon University said that 60 percent of internet experts, researchers, observers and users polled said they agreed that by 2020, “there will be mass adoption of teleconferencing and distance learning to leverage expert resources … a transition to ‘hybrid’ classes that combine online learning components with less-frequent on-campus, in-person class meetings.” By comparison, 39 percent endorsed the contrary position that “in 2020 higher education will not be much different from the way it is today.”

The researchers acknowledged that distance learning is a polarizing issue, viewed by critics as…

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Cambridge gets greener as Hubway expands bike sharing

28 Jul

Gigaom

The Boston area’s push to remake itself as a bike-friendly venue, is starting to pay off at least in Cambridge’s tech-heavy Kendall Square neighborhood. And now things may get even greener as the Hubway bike-sharing project is set to expand beyond Boston into Cambridge as well as Somerville and Brookline.

The Cambridge rollout — which will include 47 new Hubway stations — starts Monday, said Scott Mullen, general manager of Hubway. The company, a unit of Alta Bicycle Share, uses solar-powered modular bike stations and RFID key fobs, to make it easy for members to use bikes for short-hauls. Smartphone apps for Android(s goog), iPhones(s aapl), and Blackberry(s rimm) pinpoint where bikes are available (or not.) The stations communicate wirelessly to central servers.

Hubway is all about short trips. The first 30 minutes of the ride is free to members who pay $85 a year to join. After that the price…

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