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DIGITAL: Banjology

From the website:

This website is a work-in-progress by Laurent Dubois, David Garner, and Mary Caton Lingold of Duke University. Our goal is to showcase our research on the history of the banjo in the Afro-Atlantic world, including historical documents, visual materials, material objects, and musical transcription and analysis.

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DIGITAL: Dunn's Website Compares Two Plantations (Virignia, Jamaica)

Two Plantations: Enslaved Families in Virginia and Jamaica displays research into the lives of 431 enslaved people in seven multi-generational families at Mesopotamia plantation in Jamaica and Mount Airy plantation in Virginia. 288 more words


5 Crazy Ways Social Media Is Changing Your Brain Right Now

I came across this video the other day… I just wanted to share it because it reminded me of a few thoughts that came up in class this week ;).

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“The phone. When these things first appeared, they were so cool. Only when it was too late did people realize they are as cool as electronic tags on remand prisoners.” – David Mitchell… 61 more words

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Dave Sikkema reblogged this on Backwards with Time and commented:

In light of the newest iPhone...

Seeing is (no longer) believing: How digital technology shapes the assessment of photographs in history

Having used historical photographs from the First World War both as sources for my master’s thesis, and for the exhibition “Shooting Range” at the Photography Museum of Antwerp… 1,566 more words

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Just Be Nice

Copyright – ugh.

This issue is one that has become so mired in legal and economic muck that the original intent seems to be forgotten. To me, copyright means that I created something (like this blog post). 188 more words

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Edinburgh's Early Americans

With all eyes on Scotland this week, The Junto chats with Dora Petherbridge, International Collections Curator (U.S. & Commonwealth) at the National Library of Scotland. 1,824 more words

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