Looking through my Zotero library, I found a series of essays by Aaron Swartz, written back in 2006. I added these essays years ago, before I know who Swartz was. I heard about him (mostly on Twitter) only in the last year couple years, first regarding the JSTOR lawsuit and then about his tragic suicide.
Tag: Digital Humanities
Last week I posted about an assignment in my Romanticism class, part of which requires students to add to Wikipedia’s glossary of literary terms, a potentially useful but mostly empty list. Thanks to my students, the list is now significantly less empty than it was a few months ago. I’m generally pleased with the assignment.
Like millions of other people, Kate and I watched the Oscars this week. As Daniel Day-Lewis walked towards the stage to accept his Academy Award for Best Actor, the voiceover informed us that he was the first male actor to win the award three times. Wondering what the first two awards were for, we turned