Tag Archives: Data

Spreading the Data Around – An Annotated Bibliography

After I finished writing an earlier post about Jordan Mechner’s experience with his Prince of Persia source code, I started thinking about methods of keeping data safe and accessible in the humanities. While the issue faced by Mechner was one … Continue reading

What Names Can (and Can’t) Tell Us

This past Monday, I went with Shane to the National Archives in Dublin, where we spent some time photographing documents for the Letters of 1916 project.  The project, now in its second year, aims to create a digital archive of … Continue reading

The Durability of Data: When Good Drives Go Bad

One of the topics that came up in the very first session of our core class, the appropriately titled “Digital Humanities: Theory and Practice”, was the issue of preserving digital data.  It is an easy assumption that once a book … Continue reading