In my present job I am heavily involved with language description: reading through loads of texts, identifying interesting linguistic features, storing them in a custom-build database. That’s good for some phenomena that you can not easily identify with other means; sometimes you just have to use the computer and scan a large amount of texts […]
Epistemic Networks and GRID + Web 2.0 for Arts and Humanities 30-31 January 2008 • Imperial College Internet Centre • Imperial College London You can download a PDF-file here with the slides of this presentation
Classics Association Conference 2007, Birmingham Panel Digital Classicist 2, 13 April 2007 You can find the slides of my presentation here.
Sometimes it is difficult to explain the hype about web 2.0 etc. to students. I have seen this in techorati’s most popular videos: This is a quite brilliant introduction to «Web 2.0”, I am not sure I agree with the last sentence («change ourselves”) but this is a subject of a different post.
Panel “Technology” at the 21st International Congress of Byzantine Studies, London [08.2006] This was an overview paper about the use of databases and electronic texts in the field of Byzantine studies, in a panel organized by Michael Jeffreys. The powerpoint presentation is available as PDF-file.
Digital Classicist Work in progress seminar, Institute for Classical studies, London [07.2006] This was a paper for a seminar series of Digital Classicist. It was meant for publication for a special issue of the Digital Medievalist but was unfortunately never completed. The manuscript in question is discussed also on my talk on the Thematoepistolae. The […]