Tag: research process

“Do you have a food blog?” As a scholar studying the intersections of food and digital media, I’ve been asked this question many times. In addition to signalling genuine interest in my research, the question might also imply that blogging …

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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 …

Thinking Big, starting small. Read More »

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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 …

“All the technical stuff”: Looking differently at solitary study Read More »

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In a digital humanities project, the most important task is the one that is also the easiest to neglect: the documentation of the research process. Documenting the process is important because it preserves the hard-won insights, trials, and most importantly, …

Documenting the Research Process: Keeping Track of Higher-Order Concerns Read More »

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