Digital Humanities: Defensive Design

Research and publishing the old fashion way might have been laborious and slow, but at least it was fairly robust. A scholar could produce  texts in journals and monographs, and not worry that the ink was going to become obsolete on the paper on which it was printed, or that the reader was going to…

Facilitating Digital Humanities Designs

In the last few weeks I’ve been working with Dr. Cece Conway of Appalachian State University on a digital humanities project she’s working on about the history of the banjo. She’s a scholar of Appalachian folklore who wants to make her research come alive in digital media and I’ve been helping her think through what…