Category Archives: digital humanities

How do blind people understand race? What does quantitative data reveal about the real “game change” in the 2012 presidential election? Is digital data crunching proving that Jane Austin thumps Herman Melville and Charles Dickens in terms of literary influence? These … Continue reading

The May 1, 2013, edition of Inside Higher Ed featured an Intellectual Affairs column on Matthew Jockers’s new book Macroanalysis: Digital Methods and Literary History. From IHE: Jockers uses his digital tools to analyze novels by, essentially, crunching  them–determining what … Continue reading

In a new Future of Tech column at NBC News.com, Devin Coldewey previews University of Illinois Press author Matthew Jockers’s forthcoming book Macroanalysis: Digital Methods and Literary History (June 2013). Jockers … has devised a method of comparing thousands of books to one another … Continue reading

In a January 23, 2012, New York Times Opinionator column on digital humanities, Stanley Fish explores Stephen Ramsay’s new book Reading Machines: Toward an Algorithmic Criticism. “At times [Ramsay] argues that however alien algorithmic criticism may seem, it is really a … Continue reading