digital humanities

Asking better questions: History, Trove and the risks that count

  This is the published version of my chapter ‘Asking better questions: History, Trove and the risks that count’ in the book CopyFight, edited by Phillipa McGuiness. It’s reproduced here with the permission of the publishers. You can buy a copy of the book from NewSouth Press or just about any bookstore. You can also download […]

Life on the outside: Collections, contexts, and the wild, wild web

Keynote presented at the Annual Conference of the Japanese Association for the Digital Humanities, 20 September 2014, Tsukuba. The full set of slides is available on SlideShare. Cross-published on Medium.   This is Tatsuzo Nakata. In 1913 he was living on Thursday Island in the Torres Strait, just off the northern tip of Australia. From […]

Too important not to try

On Friday 19 October I joined an enthusiastic group of digital humanities explorers at a Deakin University event entitled Dipping a Toe into the Digital Humanities and Creative Arts. @catspyjamasnz has assembled an excellent summary of the day in Storify. "Every story" – making the data visible by @wragge #dhdeakin #research — Joyce Seitzinger […]

Digital disruptions: Finding new ways to break things

Recently I gave a presentation at the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Arts eResearch Forum. The slides for my talk, ‘Digital Disruptions: Finding New Ways to Break Things’, are available online (thanks to reveal.js). I also managed to make a fairly basic recording — I’m intending to create a transcript, but for now you’re welcome […]