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by Tom Scheinfeldt

April 6, 2009
by Tom Scheinfeldt
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But is it scholarship?

When asked if his undeniably useful and creative work is really science, Carnegie Mellon Computer Science Professor Luis von Ahn answers, “Who cares?” Something for digital humanists to remember next time they’re asked, “But is it scholarship?”

April 3, 2009
by Tom Scheinfeldt
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Briefly Noted: Timetoast; Google Books Settlement; Curators and Wikipedians

Via Mashable, yet another timeline service: Timetoast. Many readers will have seen this already, but Robert Darton’s February piece in The New York Review of Books is the most readable discussion I have seen of the Google Books settlement. Fresh … Continue reading