Category Archives: Workflow

Review of The Digital Humanities and Islamic & Middle East Studies

The book The Digital Humanities and Islamic & Middle East Studies provides an excellent introduction into DH for students and scholars. Read in this review per chapter what the book is about and if it is worth your time picking up.

Review of The Digital Humanities and Islamic & Middle East Studies

The book The Digital Humanities and Islamic & Middle East Studies provides an excellent introduction into DH for students and scholars. Read in this review per chapter what the book is about and if it is worth your time picking up.

Running Windows software on Mac

Many people in universities have a Mac. Yet, the world still for the most part runs on Windows. This can be an issue when you wish to collaborate or make use of certain applications. Here are some pointers to think

Running Windows software on Mac

Many people in universities have a Mac. Yet, the world still for the most part runs on Windows. This can be an issue when you wish to collaborate or make use of certain applications. Here are some pointers to think

Using graphic design software to unravel ancient mysteries

In a little article I recently published, I show how modern graphic design software can be used to analyze symbols from medieval texts. The article is available here in PDF, and can also be accessed on the magazine’s website. The

Using graphic design software to unravel ancient mysteries

In a little article I recently published, I show how modern graphic design software can be used to analyze symbols from medieval texts. The article is available here in PDF, and can also be accessed on the magazine’s website. The

The Digital Orientalist: A Manifesto

A first essay on what The Digital Orientalist is about just came out in MELA Notes. Read it it here, full issue can be accessed here. This article is written for librarians, but can equally inform interested scholars and students.

The Digital Orientalist: A Manifesto

A first essay on what The Digital Orientalist is about just came out in MELA Notes. Read it it here, full issue can be accessed here. This article is written for librarians, but can equally inform interested scholars and students.

Report on Digital Islamic Humanities Conference at Brown University

On Friday Oct 16, a conference was hosted at Brown University bringing together those in Islamic Studies who are working on making computer technology useful for research purposes. It was recorded and you can watch the conference here. It was

Report on Digital Islamic Humanities Conference at Brown University

On Friday Oct 16, a conference was hosted at Brown University bringing together those in Islamic Studies who are working on making computer technology useful for research purposes. It was recorded and you can watch the conference here. It was

Making a Promotional Video

As you may have seen, I made a video that serves as a trailer for my dissertation (see below). In this post I offer some reflections on why and how I did it. Why Similarly to Dancing your PhD, Describing your PhD in one

Making a Promotional Video

As you may have seen, I made a video that serves as a trailer for my dissertation (see below). In this post I offer some reflections on why and how I did it. Why Similarly to Dancing your PhD, Describing your PhD in one

How to write e-mails

The art of writing e-mails is, I think, little understood. As part of my strategy to offer reflections on exactly those things we usually never talk about, I here offer a few remarks on how to write e-mails most effectively.  

How to write e-mails

The art of writing e-mails is, I think, little understood. As part of my strategy to offer reflections on exactly those things we usually never talk about, I here offer a few remarks on how to write e-mails most effectively.