The Mogao Caves nearby Dunhuang were one of the most exceptional discoveries of the 20th century. Their textual, artistic and … Continue reading Navigating the Dunhuang Manuscripts Databases
Introduction: In April, the Zhonghua Book Company (中華書局) launched the (subscription-only) Yinxu Oracle Bone Inscription Digital Database 殷墟甲骨文數據庫 (YOD), containing … Continue reading Cracking the Oracle Bones: The Yinxu Oracle Bone Inscription Digital Database (Part 1)
Continuing our series of interviews with scholars working in Digital Humanities in Japan, this is the first of a two-part … Continue reading Digital Humanities and Buddhist Studies in Japan: An Interview with Kiyonori Nagasaki (1/2)
In my most recent post, I overviewed how fonts operate, and the steps involved in transforming unknown orthographic structures in … Continue reading Of fonts and men. A few thoughts
Search engine is perhaps one of the most frequently used tools in modern digital life, revealing whatever information that you … Continue reading Refine Your Search Engine Results (for Chinese Language Users)
The headache of working with archaic Chinese orthographies Technologically, we scholars of the 21st century are spoiled. We sit at … Continue reading Just give me a font!
Guest piece by Casey Schoenberger. The following is an introduction to a digital humanities project I completed over the past … Continue reading An Introduction to the Nine Modes Manual Online
Text filtering helps researchers target selected, specific data for accurate text analysis results. In my last post, I explored the … Continue reading Data Cleaning Chinese Text with OpenRefine: Facet
This is the first in a series of interviews with scholars working on Digital Methods for Buddhist Studies. Our initial … Continue reading Online Resources for Buddhist Studies and the Development of Digital Humanities, Past, Present and Future: An Interview with Charles Muller, Editor of the DDB and CJKV-E Dictionaries
Sometimes I miss watching movies with commercial interruptions, at the theater or on television. Not only were they a great … Continue reading Old Chinese Prêt-à-porter. A double-edged sword.