Trouble at the South China Morning Post

There’s a great piece in the Guardian today from Tom Phillips on trouble brewing at the Hong Kong publication the South China Morning Post. The SCMP, one of the most respected newspapers in East Asia and certainly the most authoritative English-language broadsheet, has been slowly slipping towards viewpoints and positions more favourable to Beijing, at … Read more Trouble at the South China Morning Post

How (& Why) Did They Make That?

Session Map Overview & Introductions Archiving Campus Controversies & Student Criticism on the Web Digital Humanities as Community Engagement in the Digital Watts Project Voices of Industrial America: A Distance Digital Liberal Arts Seminar Journal of Tolkien Research: An OA Peer-Reviewed Journal on Digital Commons Facilitated Discussion Open Q&A Ten minute talks. Archiving Campus Controversies … Read more How (& Why) Did They Make That?

Planning to Share: Open Educational Resources (OER) for SLACs (dlfLAC notes)

Mackenzie Brooks (Wash & Lee, Digital Humanities Librarian, Asst. Prof.) and Brandon Walsh Liberal Arts context Resources can be professionally legible (to academics but also to language within your organization (ie tied to your official role) Plan up front for different stages in a project's life What is OER? What do these words actually mean? … Read more Planning to Share: Open Educational Resources (OER) for SLACs (dlfLAC notes)

Visions of the Future

I’m building a PC. This is very exciting for me. I’ve never built one, but I’ve been thinking about it for quite a while. The consoles are finally moving on to the next generation, and for the first time in a decade I don’t care. Neither machine really interests me and Microsoft and Sony’s interest … Read more Visions of the Future

Trying something new: The Cultural Apocalypse Podcast

I've decided to do something constructive. Starting in the near future* this blog is going to host a podcast. That podcast will feature yours truly and will usually have two good friends as part of the regular 'cast with various experts, fun people and assorted "friends of the show" popping in when I can convince … Read more Trying something new: The Cultural Apocalypse Podcast

Revisionism and Thatcher

First, a disclaimer of sorts. Although it is virtually impossible to remove one’s own fundamental biases from one’s writing, this post is intended to be a brief discussion on the importance of developing an accurate historical representation of Margaret Thatcher going forward. On this little blog that I have, I actively avoid discussing politics, preferring … Read more Revisionism and Thatcher