Critical digital humanities

Berry, David (2019) Critical digital humanities. Conditiohumana.io [Weblog article, 15 January 2019].

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Abstract

In a digital age the humanities need to communicate humanistic values and their own contribution to public culture more than ever. The humanities are particularly important for continuing to ask the question: what is a life worth living? Today we live within a horizon of interpretability determined in large part by the capture of data by algorithms which overtake our lives and thoughts. This is a world that relies upon automation by computation and the manipulation of data using sophisticated software. It is a data-intensive world built on the economic realisation of an increasingly data-intensive scientific milieu.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: digital humanities
Schools and Departments: School of Media, Film and Music > Media and Film
Research Centres and Groups: Sussex Humanities Lab
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN0045 Theory. Philosophy. Esthetics
Depositing User: David Berry
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2019 15:38
Last Modified: 11 Mar 2019 15:50
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/82463
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