Creative Amnesia

Inventing the digital future

Software evaluation for Humanities purposes

Posted by giorgioguzzetta on 11 September 2012

I have been asked to write some evaluation report on the software I am considering to use in my project, sort of a review of the reason why I am considering it or discarding it, to keep a record and …

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A few things happened last week

Posted by giorgioguzzetta on 29 May 2012

A  few things available online from last week:

– How open will be the news in the future?, an online version of my essay published on the UCC DAH ibooks “Digital Arts & Humanities: Scholarly Reflections” – available free …

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Be vulnerable, not weak

Posted by giorgioguzzetta on 28 May 2012

Brené Brown

Be vulnerable, not weak

Brown, who is also the author of The Gifts of Imperfection, wants to spread the message that vulnerability is a sign of courage, not weakness – and that empathy is the antidote to …

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November | 2007 | Digital Scholarship in the Humanities

Posted by giorgioguzzetta on 13 May 2012

This looks like a good plan for me:

I plan to dive into all of the new electronic resources that have come online since 2002, experiment with text analysis and visualization

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Digital VS physical archive management

Posted by giorgioguzzetta on 11 May 2012

Two videos I came across this morning makes kind of an interesting contrast:

Neal Stimier, Reforming The Museum Through Social Media

Inside the New York Times ‘Lively Morgue’


Sorry I was not able to embed the videos.…

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Facebook: The Novel(s)?

Posted by giorgioguzzetta on 4 March 2012

This week Le Monde des Livres, Friday literary supplement of the French newspaper Le Monde, published an article on Facebook as a potential storytelling device (Facebook, machine textuelle), trying to answer the question: “Facebook renews fiction …

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New book on Internet freedom

Posted by giorgioguzzetta on 28 February 2012

How do we ensure that the Internet develops in a way that is compatible with democracy? Given the strong push provided by social media to the recent uprisings in the Middle East region and elsewhere, how can people ensure that

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Posted by giorgioguzzetta on 11 February 2012


Imaginary Europes

The symposium entitled “Imaginary Europe” considers literature that constructs imaginary versions of Europe or individual European countries from afar. In the course of the C20th and C21st the idea of Europe has lodged in the imagination of …

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Busy new year!

Posted by giorgioguzzetta on 3 January 2012

Melody Dworak, a graduate student somewhere in the US (Iowa, I think. Where is that, btw?), wrote a list of 10 New Year’s Resolution for Digital Humanists. I am not enthusiastic about new year’s resolutions list, but I …

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Workshop in Rome

Posted by giorgioguzzetta on 24 November 2011

The KEEP Approach to Digital Preservation

Facolta di Scienze Matematiche, Fisiche e Naturali

Via della Ricerca Scientifica, 1, 00133 Rome

University of Rome, Tor Vergata

29 – 30 November 2011

Day 1


Arrival and registration


Welcome and introduction…

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