How to combine Heritage and Culture in the Digital World.

I am a student of both Digital Humanities and Global Gallery Studies, which means that I have the ability to look through both the digital and the physical lens, seeing both sides of arguments that ask, ‘Why do we need to digitise everything?’, when the truth is, we don’t. If we went ahead of attempted […]

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What does Feminism have to do with Digital Humanities

I am a Feminist. In recent years this sentence has struck a chord with people and often can have negative connotations because of people’s views on what exactly being a feminist means. To me, being a feminist means being able to have a control in my own life in every aspects and having the chance […]

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The Impact of Open Source Software on Data Visualisation

“Data visualization is the process of displaying data/information in graphical charts, figures and bars.”(Techopedia.com)As part of our presentation on Data Visualisation, I researched the relationship of Data Visualisation and Open Source software. For me, Data Visualisation is crucial for Digital Humanities as it allows researchers to show their research in a variety of different ways […]

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What is an Edition?

In a recent DH2001 lecture, we spoke about Digital Literary Studies and the concept of an Edition. In the lecture, Orla Murphy brought various versions of the Beowulf Transcript for us to look at and examine just how different these editions are. It reminded me of a quote by writer Neil Gaiman said when talking about his […]

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Social Media, Millennials and the American Election

It’s been a few days since the American Election and it has taken me even longer to try and get my thoughts together in order to write an article about it. And yes, like many of you I was heartbroken with the result; but this is not a post ranting about the result because there is […]

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