Posted in October 2013

Gitelman, Lisa. (2006) Always Already New


On Media History All historians are doing a form of media history.  History only survives by being represented in media (writing, photos, tablets etc.) therefore media are the instruments of history.   Historians are generally blind to the media themselves and only focus on the content of media.  Media historians use media as both the instruments … Continue reading

Burdick et al. (2012) Digital_Humanities


This book is to Digital Humanities as Lev Manovich’s The Language of New Media is to new media. Preface We are living in a time of transformation and revolution. Just as the printing press permanently altered the world view of early modern Europeans, our cultural materials are migrating to digital media, thus changing the way … Continue reading