For those of us without backgrounds in technology and computing, the growing fields of digital humanities and digital scholarship can be intimidating. We are easily left behind, suffering mild panic attacks, when the conversation turns to APIs and OCRs and various coding languages.
This blog was largely intended as a tool to record my own navigation of the fields of digital humanities and digital scholarship, but conversations with others, ranging from graduate students to tenured faculty members, pointed towards a desire for a resource that explores digital humanities with beginners in mind.
I’m ABD in History at Wayne State University in Detroit. I like urban and labor history, and I like data visualization and maps. You can follow me on Twitter.