Sample: Supervalent Thought, by Lauren Berlant, 2007-present What is it: “A blog (a truncation of the expression “weblog“) is a discussion or informational website published on the World Wide Web consisting of discrete, often informal diary-style text entries (posts). Posts are typically displayed in reverse chronological order, so that the most recent post appears first, at the top of the web page. Until 2009, blogs were […]


Sample: Hypercities by Todd Presner (University of California, Los Angeles), 2003-present What is it: “Digital mapping, by definition, is performed through some kind of digital interface, typically a computer system with a graphical user interface (GUI). Whilst GUIs have been available for some considerable time, it is worth stressing that image interpretation requires graphical display and the greater […]


Sample: Why We Argue by Robert Talisse (philosopher, Vanderbilt University), 2017-present What is it: “A podcast or generically netcast, is an episodic series of digital audio or video files which a user can download in order to listen to. It is often available for subscription, so that new episodes are automatically downloaded via web syndication to the user’s own local computer, mobile application, or portable media player.” Knowledge Design: what is the research […]

Digital Storytelling

Sample: Why Mitchelville Matters by Charles Bogguess (The Mitchelville Preservation Project), 2018 What is it: “Digital storytelling is a short form of digital media production that allows everyday people to share aspects of their story. The media used may include the digital equivalent of film techniques (full-motion video with sound), stills, audio only, or any of the other forms of non-physical […]

Text Encoding

  Sample: The Women Writers Project by Julia Flanders and Team (Northeastern University) 1988-present What is it: “Mark-up languages are among the common forms of structured data. The term “mark-up” refers to the use of tags that bracket words or phrases in a document. They are always applied within a hierarchical structure and always embedded […]