Category Archives: Online Resources

What is it like to be at a digital humanities conference?

I came to DH2019 with the question: surely this is not my tribe, is it? I had the advantage, incentive even, of having this large international conference right at my home institution. This made it a lot cheaper (though far from

What is it like to be at a digital humanities conference?

I came to DH2019 with the question: surely this is not my tribe, is it? I had the advantage, incentive even, of having this large international conference right at my home institution. This made it a lot cheaper (though far from

The Value of Digital Outreach

This post has grown out of a Twitter thread in which I addressed a criticism that myself and my husband have received a few times via our YouTube channel. In a nutshell, we are dismissed as scholars and academics because

The Value of Digital Outreach

This post has grown out of a Twitter thread in which I addressed a criticism that myself and my husband have received a few times via our YouTube channel. In a nutshell, we are dismissed as scholars and academics because

Digital Orientalisms Twitter Conference (#DOsTC) Proceedings

On the 1st of June, The Digital Orientalist held the Digital Orientalisms Twitter Conference (#DOsTC). There were a total of eight presentations focusing on themes pertaining to the digital humanities and the study of non-Occidental histories, texts, cultures, societies, and

Digital Orientalisms Twitter Conference (#DOsTC) Proceedings

On the 1st of June, The Digital Orientalist held the Digital Orientalisms Twitter Conference (#DOsTC). There were a total of eight presentations focusing on themes pertaining to the digital humanities and the study of non-Occidental histories, texts, cultures, societies, and

Historical Storytelling with Twine

In the classroom environment, it can be difficult to create engaging materials that allow students to learn about the multi-causal nature of historical events and the difficulty with which historical decisions were made. Recently, I have been experimenting with Twine

Historical Storytelling with Twine

In the classroom environment, it can be difficult to create engaging materials that allow students to learn about the multi-causal nature of historical events and the difficulty with which historical decisions were made. Recently, I have been experimenting with Twine

Creating a “Launcher” Extension for Google Chrome

Users of Google Chrome have long been able to customize their browsing experiences by installing extensions; small pieces of software that ‘enable users to tailor Chrome functionality and behaviour to individual needs or preferences’ (Google). Extensions are written in HTML,

Creating a “Launcher” Extension for Google Chrome

Users of Google Chrome have long been able to customize their browsing experiences by installing extensions; small pieces of software that ‘enable users to tailor Chrome functionality and behaviour to individual needs or preferences’ (Google). Extensions are written in HTML,

Japanese Text Segmentation and Analysis with Web ChaMame

In recent years, numerous pieces of open-source software for the segmentation and morphological analysis of Japanese text have been developed including Kuromoji, Nagisa, and KyTea. Although useful for modern Japanese, few of these platforms can deal with historical texts. For example,

Japanese Text Segmentation and Analysis with Web ChaMame

In recent years, numerous pieces of open-source software for the segmentation and morphological analysis of Japanese text have been developed including Kuromoji, Nagisa, and KyTea. Although useful for modern Japanese, few of these platforms can deal with historical texts. For example,

Online Resources for Ancient Mesopotamia?

There has been a big push in recent years to make more academic research and resources openly-available. This is fantastic if you’re a student who, for some reason, finds it difficult to get to your university library (like me!) and

Online Resources for Ancient Mesopotamia?

There has been a big push in recent years to make more academic research and resources openly-available. This is fantastic if you’re a student who, for some reason, finds it difficult to get to your university library (like me!) and