Two Volumes: the lessons of Time on the Cross
(This is a talk from a January 2019 panel at the annual meeting of the American Historical Association. You probably need to know, to …
Dec 5, 2019
Since 2010, I've done most of my web hosting the way that the Internet was built to facilitate: from a computer under the desk in my …
Jun 30, 2019
Moving (or rather, staying in place)
Some news: in September, I'll be starting a new job as Director of Digital Humanities at NYU. There's a wide variety of exciting work …
May 3, 2019
A computational critique of a computational critique of computational critique.
Critical Inquiry has posted an article by Nan Da offering a critique of some subset of digital humanities that she calls …
Mar 18, 2019
History Degrees since the Great Recession.
Dec 3, 2018
As part of the Creating Data project, I've been doing a lot of work lately with interactive scatterplots. The most interesting of them …
Oct 30, 2018
Stable Random Projection
I have a new article on dimensionality reduction on massive digital libraries this month. Because it's a technique with applications …
Oct 22, 2018
Oct 21, 2018
New article in the Atlantic
Aug 31, 2018
Sapping Attention: Mea Culpa, There is a crisis in the humanities.
Jul 30, 2018