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Over the last 70 years, the history of the Palestinian Arabic dialect has presented a rare natural experiment because it had extensive contact with Hebrew. Presently, a distance of a few kilometers between two locations in Israel, the West Bank …

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Why is it so hard to get data, when data is everywhere? We live in the Golden Age of the Internet, with millions of web-pages instantly accessible to provide a steady stream of services and entertainment. Not only has this …

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Everyone knows that the Renaissance was a period of cultural rebirth. It gave us the printing press. It heralded the beginning of the Enlightenment. It was the time of literary greats like Shakespeare! Donne! and Milton! But did you know …

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August 4th, 2016, it was the night before a scheduled protest in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and I was warned by neighbours to stay in-doors due to potential violence. The following morning, I noticed that my WhatsApp and overall Internet connection …

The Internet Blackout Tracker (IBT): Who is Disconnected? Read More »

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Greetings! First things first: after studying food blogs for almost five years now, I find it difficult to compose a public-facing textual greeting without thinking of the bloggers I study. Someone like Sarah B. of the popular blog My New …

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I am not writing this blog post from my cubicle in the Sherman Centre but from the Mount Scopus campus of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. During my 2018–2019 graduate residency, I secured an Azrieli International Postdoctoral Fellowship at the …

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In this post, I want to share the algorithm that I learnt in Stylometry with R course in the Digital Humanities Summer Institute summer school in Victoria. So, first of all, what is Stylometry? One of the formal definitions says …

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We invite applications for the 2019-2020 Graduate Residency in Digital Scholarship. The residency program is designed to assist outstanding graduate students to work on a research project in digital scholarship, broadly defined, which challenges and expands their respective fields. Residents …

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My work creating a relational database on incidents of racialized violence in the postemancipation South has involved a great deal of thinking about how we define violence and resistance. Too often these terms are loosely defined – if they are …

Resistance, Racialized Violence, and Database Design (Part 2) Read More »

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  Systemic marginalization of communities of colour and the mirroring of this marginalization in online and digital spaces is a problem for civic engagement and more generally democratic process. My research seeks to use a Critical Race and Technology theoretical …

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