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Beginning Digital History

First, the Text

The biggest thing I think I learned from the articles this week is that, just like in exhibit design, with digital content you need to know what the main themes and end goals are before beginning construction. 377 more words

Digital History

Interactive Exhibit Design Part 2 - Music and the Museum

This is the second blog post in a series that features projects complete as part of last Winter’s Interactive Exhibit Design course. These three projects allowed visitors to interact with an exhibit through movement and music. 182 more words

Upcoming Engagements (or, Where to Find Me)

It’s September, and with the last of my summer travel behind me, I’m starting to refocus on the mission of the Greenfield Digital Center and getting our work out into the world.  38 more words

Chicago

One public historian, three big ideas

Today it’s official! With my internship complete, and my report marked and approved as of 11:30am, I have earned my Master of Arts in Public History. 1,477 more words

Digital History

Play along at home with #hist3812a

In my video games and history class, I assign each week one or two major pieces that I want everyone to read. Each week, a subset of the class has to attempt a ‘challenge’, which involves reading a bit more, reflecting, and devising a way of making their argument – a procedural rhetoric – via a game engine (in this case, … 1,001 more words

Games

Making Digital History: 13 Books and Articles about Computers and Society

Since electronic computers were declassified at the end of World War II, journalists, social theorists, and ordinary people have speculated about the ways these devices would change their lives, the way they worked, and the ways that companies and governments would make decisions. 447 more words

Gender

sandvick reblogged this on DailyHistory.org and commented:

Kevin Baker has posted at Tropics of Meta a Digital History booklist. These books could be best described as a social history of both computers and the computer era.

Making Digital History: 13 Books and Articles about Computers and Society

Since electronic computers were declassified at the end of World War II, journalists, social theorists, and ordinary people have speculated about the ways these devices would change their lives, the way they worked, and the ways that companies and governments would make decisions. 447 more words

Gender