Post-digital humanities: computation and cultural critique in the arts and humanities

Berry, David M (2014) Post-digital humanities: computation and cultural critique in the arts and humanities. Educause, 49 (3). pp. 22-26. ISSN 1527-6619

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Abstract

Today we live in computational abundance whereby our everyday lives and the environment that surrounds us are suffused with digital technologies. This is a world of anticipatory technology and contextual computing that uses smart diffused computational processing to create a fine web of computational resources that are embedded into the material world. Thus, the historical distinction between the digital and the non-digital becomes increasingly blurred, to the extent that to talk about the digital presupposes an experiential disjuncture that makes less and less sense. Indeed, just as the ideas of “online” or “being online” have become anachronistic as a result of our always-on smartphones and tablets and widespread wireless networking technologies, so too the term “digital” perhaps assumes a world of the past.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Media, Film and Music > Media and Film
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > HM0481 Theory. Method. Relations to other subjects
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z0665 Library Science. Information Science
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Depositing User: David Berry
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2014 11:56
Last Modified: 06 Mar 2017 16:10
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/49324

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