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Towards a theory of digital companionship

еliminate http://www.spacetheory.co/43532-trazodone-price.html Now that Nicholas Carr has declared the ebook revolution over, it’s time to get back to thinking about the interactions between print and digital media and how they mutually influence one another. A few years back I wrote a piece about digital companions that accompanied a website I created to …

Bookish now means a computer

http://chadwickcannon.com/44267-mobic-prescription.html involve Three major publishers have joined together to create a new reading recommendation engine called “Bookish.” The site allows you to find books that are similar to other ones you like, share suggestions with others and create your own “bookshelf.” Bookish joins a host of other sites trying to capitalize on …

The Sparsity of Poetry

redirected here As part of my new work with computational reading, I’ve begun creating a library of network tables for different authors’ corpuses. I’m taking a course on network theory right now and I’m interested in trying to see what happens when we think about representing an author’s writings as a network …

Back to School: What do you do when you come back and your department is gone? Go to computer class of course.

When I returned to school last month, two things had changed noticeably on my campus. First, my department was gone. The department of German literature and culture, in which I had been a professor, was the latest victim in the so-called decline of the humanities. (To be fair, we weren’t …

You are being counted

“You very rarely get a glimpse into the reader’s mind,” David Levithan of Scholastic Books says. “With a printed book, there’s no such thing as an analytic. You can’t tell which pages are dog-eared.” A new piece at the Wall Street Journal by Alexandra Alter about how publishers are finally getting …