publication . Book . 2015

The Digital Humanist: A Critical Inquiry

D. Fiormonte; T. Numerico; F. Tomasi;
Closed Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2015
  • Publisher: punctum books
  • Country: Italy
Abstract
This book offers a critical introduction to the core technologies underlying the Internet from a humanistic perspective. It provides a cultural critique of computing technologies, by exploring the history of computing and examining issues related to writing, representing, archiving and searching. The book raises awareness of, and calls for, the digital humanities to address the challenges posed by the linguistic and cultural divides in computing, the clash between communication and control, and the biases inherent in networked technologies. A common problem with publications in the Digital Humanities is the dominance of the Anglo-American perspective. While seek...
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free text keywords: Digital Humanities, Technology and the Humanities, Internet or The Humanistic Machine, Writing and Content Production, Representing and Archiving, Searching and Organizing, DH in a Global Perspective
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