Data Storytelling and Historical Knowledge
Seth Denbo | Apr 1, 2015The role that data plays in our society is changing. Institutions and corporations collect vast amounts of information about us. Individuals contribut...
Remember, Remember the Fifth of November: Modeling John Donne's Gunpowder Day Sermon
Seth Denbo | Feb 1, 2015On November 5, 1622, John Donne, then rector of St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, gave a sermon that commemorated the day 17 years before when the notor...
Ghosts and Monsters: Human-Scale Digital History at #RRCHNM20
Seth Denbo | Jan 1, 2015Several years ago I was small cog in a large digital humanities project distributed across three continents. The project had the admirable goal of bre...
Doing History Digitally: Taking Advantage of Training Opportunities to Learn New Methods and Approaches
Seth Denbo | Dec 1, 2014Military historians are blessed. The object of their study, in the course of its daily existence, creates vast storehouses bursting with archival mate...
The Paperless Archive
Seth Denbo | Nov 1, 2014In 2007, the Los Angeles Times reported on the apparent disappearance of thousands of e-mails sent b...
Linking the Past: History and the Semantic Web
Seth Denbo | Oct 1, 2014Discovery,” historian Steven Lubar argued in a blog post on how the digital environment is changing ...
More than “Map Porn”? The Pleasures and Pitfalls of the Historical Gaze
Robert K. Nelson | Oct 1, 2014Afew months ago my colleagues and I at the Digital Scholarship Lab at the University of Richmond rel...
Mapping the History Twittersphere
Vanessa Varin | Sep 2, 2014One hundred and forty characters doesn’t sound substantial, but as Twitter has proven in the last ei...
Tweeps Discover the Past
Vanessa Varin | Apr 1, 2014On the 50th anniversary of JFK’s assassination last November, several news and media organizations...