Category Archives: Workflow

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.  

Software for Getting Things Done

Being terribly caught up with other things, I am not able to write a full post on what software to use for task management. However, with the launch of OmniFocus 2, I would like to notify you of this post which

Software for Getting Things Done

Being terribly caught up with other things, I am not able to write a full post on what software to use for task management. However, with the launch of OmniFocus 2, I would like to notify you of this post which

Academia in the Digital Age

Talking openly about certain things, means being pounded into submission by some lawyer firm, sent by a couple of the big publishers. Instead of talking about these certain things, I will talk about talking about these certain things. What I

Academia in the Digital Age

Talking openly about certain things, means being pounded into submission by some lawyer firm, sent by a couple of the big publishers. Instead of talking about these certain things, I will talk about talking about these certain things. What I