From Sony Reader to Amazon Kindle

This is an update to previous posts in which I explained why, when I decided to step into the ereader market, I originally chose the Sony Reader. [original articles 1, 2] After a bad experience with both the Reader itself … Continue reading

Putting the ‘Humanities’ in ‘Digital Humanities’

Reflecting on the recent The Humanities and Technology conference (THAT Camp) in San Francisco, what strikes me most is that digital humanities events consistently tip more toward the logic-structured digital side of things. That is, they are less balanced out by … Continue reading

The Outspokin’ Cyclist: Make some idle time to relearn lost art of exploring

You see more from a bicycle than you do from a car. You see even more from a balloon-tire Schwinn than you do from a carbon fiber Pinarello. That’s why author John Stilgoe, in Outside Lies Magic, says to choose … Continue reading