Epistolary Ennui: Digital Humanities Projects – History, Culture, Memory

Epistolary Ennui: Digital Humanities Projects - History, Culture, Memory:

epistolary-ennui:

Digital humanities projects are a recently revived interest of mine, in part from an article I read: Alan Liu & William Thomas, ‘Humanities in the Digital Age’.

Combining aesthetic and functional presentation with well researched information (either digitally born or represented digitally) is…

"some 3,054… 50% of the world’s total languages — are set to die out by 2100. If there is hope, it…"

“some 3,054… 50% of the world’s total languages — are set to die out by 2100. If there is hope, it lies in the world’s centers of information — such as Google. The search giant’s philanthropic arm, Google.org, has launched the Endangered Language project, a website devoted to preserving those ancient tongues that are now only spoken by a few thousand of us.”

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Google Fights to Save 3,054 Languages (via interestingsnippets)

Not sure how I feel about google leading this call to arms…