Monthly Archives: October 2011

A new scarcity

The World Wide Web (WWW) has grown exponentially since 1989, when its inventor, Tim Berners-Lee, created a system of hipertextual documents linked and accessible through the Internet. They were called web pages (or just webs) [1]. Between 1993 and 1995, … Continue reading

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Neither field nor fad nor fashion

“Is Digital History a field, a fad or a fashion?” This was one of the topics argued in class. As I read in Interchange: The Promise of Digital History, digital history was defined as “anything (research method, journal article, monograph, blog, … Continue reading

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“What is real?”

That was the question a classmate asked in class two weeks ago. Blown to Bits use expressions like “real life” and “cyberspace” to differenciate between our everyday life and our life on the Internet. But, is there any difference between … Continue reading

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My first post

This is my first post!

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