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Mining the Knowledge Base: Exploring Methodologies for Analysing the Field of Electronic Literature
This is a work-in-progress report from an exploration of the intersection between the fairly conventional digital humanities method of creating a database - specifically, the ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base ...
Experiences with Geographical Collaborative Systems: Playfulness in Geosocial Networks and Geocaching
(Association for Computing Machinery, 2011)
Playful geosocial services are being used more and more widely, yet we still don’t understand people’s experiences with them. With wide-ranging privacy issues and enormous choice between rival services, it is important to ...
Electronic Literature Seen from a Distance. The Beginnings of a Field
(Dichtung Digital, 2012)
This paper outlines the development of the hypertext fiction community that developed in the United States of America from the late eighties and onwards. This community was separate from the interactive fiction community ...
Electronic Literature Communities
(West Virginia University Press, 2014)
This chapter presents key findings from the sixteen separate analyses of communities in the Dichtung Digital issues and analyses of the data in the Knowledge Base of Electronic Literature.
‘Freshly Generated for You, and Barack Obama’: How Social Media Represent Your Life
This article discusses the ways in which social media help us craft the narratives of our lives. Many discussions of social media look at self-presentation and the construction of identity on social network sites in ...
Terrorists or cowards: negative portrayals of male Syrian refugees in social media
(Taylor & Francis, 2016)
This paper examines images and words shared on the Twitter hashtag #refugeesNOTwelcome to understand the portrayal of male Syrian refugees in a post-9/11 context where the Middle-Eastern male is often primarily cast as a ...
'Now Objects Perceive Me': Art that Interrogates Machine Vision
(Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR), 2016-10-05)
This paper analyses three recent works of art that interrogate the relationship between human perception and machine vision: Nadav Assor’s art-documentary Lessons on Leaving Your Body (2014), Muse’s VR music video Revolt ...
Online Diaries and Blogs
(Indiana University Press, 2016)
The Data Sprint Approach: Exploring the field of Digital Humanities through Amazon’s Application Programming Interface
(Digital Humanities Quarterly, 2015-12)
This paper documents the results of an intensive "data sprint" method for undertaking data and algorithmic work using application programming interfaces (APIs), which took place during the Digital Method Initiative 2013 ...
Hand Signs for Lip-syncing: The Emergence of a Gestural Language on Musical.ly as a Video-Based Equivalent to Emoji
Video-based communication is increasingly common online. This article looks at the hand signs that are used in lip-syncing videos on the app musical.ly and argues that they constitute a codified, non-verbal language of ...