Day of DH 2012 -- Iris
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Fri, 27 Jul 2012 20:48:39 UTC
The phrase seems to say it for itself—something related to the humanities going digital. That means anything within the realm of the humanities—language, history, philosophy, literature, and the arts—is fair game. In its most basic form, it is still transferring such topics into a digital medium, but more so for the purpose of uncovering or gaining some new information or perspective on the subject being presented. It could come in the form of visually condensing text in order to both give a general idea of the contents and to provide a quicker delivery of knowledge, or by laying out information in some other visual manner so that patterns can be used to quickly pick up on details that provide certain insight into the subject matter.