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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 Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 13:05 by Initiative for ...
Amy Earhart will be plenary speaker at the most significant North American Digital Humanities conference, sponsored jointly by CSDH/SCHN and the Association for Computers and the Humanities (http://csdh-schn.org/2014/10/20/cfp15/#more-882).  The invitation comes thanks to Dr. Earhart’s work on the Alex Haley papers at TAMU, her creation of a digital archive on the Millican race riots, as well as...
Posted Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 13:02 by Initiative for ...
Maura Ives, Amy Earhart, Rebecca Hankins, and Sarah Potvin have been awarded a PESCA grant (http://vpr.tamu.edu/researchdevelopment/funding/internal/PESCA) for their project called “Creating Next Generation Cultural Data: The Digital Black Bibliographic Project.” We will post more information about the project as it becomes available. Congratulations to them!
Posted Friday, January 30, 2015 - 17:40 by HASTAC
Thanks to the Andrew D. Mellon Foundation, The Mellon Collaborative Studies in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities, digital works produced by my classmates and me in Fall 2014 will see the light of day at John Hartell Gallery, Sibley Dome.  Exhibition Feb 2-13 2015 M-F 8a.m-5p.m. Read more about it here:  http://aap.cornell.edu/news-events/flux-navigations-envisioning-southeas... read more
Posted Friday, January 30, 2015 - 16:53 by HASTAC
Today, as I was waiting to cross a very busy intersection, a man jaywalked through. He was probably indigent, maybe homeless, mentally disabled, muttering loudly to himself. He was a bit out of control but clearly harmless. He was wearing high tops with both shoe laces untied. He kept tripping over them, almost falling. A man standing next to me saw this and leapt forward, shouting, "Hey buddy!"...
Posted Friday, January 30, 2015 - 16:19 by MIT Center for ...
This live blog of Marshall Wallace's talk on January 29, 2015 was created by Gordon Mangum, Ali Hashmi, Ed Platt, Dalia Othman, and Yu Wang, with Willow Brugh on edits and visualization. Background Marshall Wallace specializes in studying the unintended consequences of peacebuilding processes. His book “Opting Out of War: Strategies to Prevent Violent Conflict” focuses on conflict prevention...
Posted Friday, January 30, 2015 - 14:19 by HASTAC
"Wall Bearers" by Kate Gilmore    read more
Posted Friday, January 30, 2015 - 12:52 by HASTAC
I'm currently compiling sources and examples of female gendered artificial intelligence units in both real life and science fiction. I'm looking at this information with ideas about representations of female characters in an unseen form, the uncanny valley effect of softwares such as Amelia, and a possible connection between the tendency towards feminine voices and characters and cultural norms...
Posted Friday, January 30, 2015 - 11:44 by Rhizome
This is Rhizome Today for Friday, January 30, 2015. This post will be deleted on Monday, February 2.   Screenshot of Olia Lialina, 640x480 (2014), showing the "clouds" tab. There have been a lot of beautiful and clever web pages built over at tilde.club, the "tiny totally standard unix computer" that hosts webpages built by hundreds of users. At a time when even seemingly...
Posted Friday, January 30, 2015 - 07:48 by HASTAC
Documentary and Public Film Financing Introduction read more
Posted Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 15:49 by Rhizome
 "Human Inside" by Arjun Srivatsa, 2015. Inspired by the advertising strategy of MacKeeper, a security and maintenance utility that promotes its product in the most insecure areas of the web, I invited three artists—LaTurbo Avedon, Eltons Kūns and Giselle Zatonyl—to join me in making works that responds to the experience of encountering malicious objects in vulnerable spaces. The works and...

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