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centerNet is an international network of digital humanities centers formed for cooperative and collaborative action to benefit digital humanities and allied fields in general, and centers as humanities cyberinfrastructure in particular. Anchored by its new publication DHCommons, centerNet enables individual DH Centers to network internationally — sharing and building on projects, tools, staff, and expertise. Through initiatives such as Day(s) of DH and Resources for Starting and Sustaining DH Centers, centerNet provides a virtual DH center for isolated DH projects and platform for educating the broader scholarly community about Digital Humanities.

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Posted Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 05:34 by UCL Centre for ...
Much interest in Universal Acceptance at ICANN‘s recent meeting in Singapore. Universal Acceptance means getting all domain names to work, however long they are and whatever script they’re in. Traditionally most Top Level Domains have been ASCII three digit if generic names (e.g. .com) and two digit if country codes (e.g. .uk). Now more or less anything goes and there will be extensions such as ....
Posted Monday, March 2, 2015 - 16:07 by Rhizome
In this online exhibition, six poets approach internet language as a bodily, social, and material process.  New poetry works will be published every Monday through April 6, 2015. Co-presented by Rhizome and the New Museum as part of the First Look exhibition series; curated by Harry Burke.
Posted Monday, March 2, 2015 - 09:37 by Scholar's Lab
While the Scholars’ Lab was founded in 2006, we manage a lot of projects that had their roots in the eText Center in the late 1990s. These projects have lived through the numerous “best practices” of the various eras, many still bearing the marks of those bygone eras (you see a lot of projects that used FTP clients to manage the project as evidenced by numerous WS_FTP.log files for those who...
Posted Monday, March 2, 2015 - 09:04 by IASSIS
On 26/27 February, I attended Jisc Data Spring “Sandpit 1” in the English city of Birmingham. Data Spring is a funding programme supporting UK based projects in Research Data Management (RDM), and something of a successor to the successful Managing Research Data programmes (MRD) that did so much to get RDM training and tools underway in the UK’s education sector. Unlike the traditional proposal-...
Posted Monday, March 2, 2015 - 04:22 by Text Encoding I...
[Posted on behalf of Dr Arianna Ciula by Paul O’Shea, social media coordinator.] *** Apologies for cross-posting *** FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE London, 16-18 April 2015 Cultural Literacy in Europe Full information is on the project website: http://cleurope.eu To book your place: https://www2.bbk.ac.uk/bih/cle/ BOOKING CLOSES ON 30 MARCH 2015 This international conference brings...
Posted Friday, February 27, 2015 - 19:24 by MIT Center for ...
This is a liveblog of a talk by Ramzi Jaber entitled Visualizing Impact: Data Driven Journalism in Palestine at MIT on February 27, 2015. It was blogged by Erhardt Graeff and Dalia Othman.     Ramzi Jaber is the co-founder and co-director of Visualizing Palestine, an initiative to amplify civil society actors working in Palestine through powerful and shareable design...
Posted Friday, February 27, 2015 - 16:40 by The Lewis and R...
Wearable electronics are becoming widespread as electronic components become smaller, flexible, and more durable. I previously proposed a clothing item integrating some simple sensors and a lighting system for use in outdoor exercise, scientific field work, and camping. This device would be integrated into a waterproof jacket and supplied with power from a battery. One function is a pair of...
Posted Friday, February 27, 2015 - 11:22 by CUNY Graduate C...
Hello, Faculty have been asking me about digital poster presentations and I don’t have any experience with them myself–does anyone have any good models for me to share? thanks! Megan Elias Director, CETLS, BMCC  
Posted Friday, February 27, 2015 - 09:56 by Rhizome
 Paul Kneale, "4 or 5 self portraits for free-form natural language descriptions of image regions", exhibition view at Evelyn Yard For Paul Kneale's show "4 or 5 self portraits for free-form natural language descriptions of image regions" at Evelyn Yard, the gallery windows have been blacked out and emblazoned with the artist's name. Approaching the space feels like walking up to a monogrammed...
Posted Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 15:20 by Scholar's Lab
A monkey is easily flummoxed by a coconut. A hole is cut into the coconut and filled with sweet food (or something shiny). The monkey slips her hand into the coconut, grasps the treat, and is trapped. She can readily unhand the treat (or shiny object), but is unwilling to let go. Letting go, for monkeys as well as humans, is harder than it sounds. In my case, letting go means releasing the need...

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