UCL Centre for Digital Humanities logo

UCLDH Blog

Translation and Transliteration of Contact Information initial report open to public comment

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:54:59 +0000

For the last year I’ve been co-chairing an ICANN working group on Translation and Transliteration of Contact Information, an issue which will arise once the current ASCII-based Whois directory of domain name contacts is replaced by a system allowing domain name holders to input data in their own languages and scripts. Yesterday was the big […]

Read more...

The UCL Laptop Orchestra (UCLOrk)

Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:16:14 +0000

At the UCL DigiFest 2014 (ucldigifest.org), the Music Systems Engineering Research Team led by Dr Nicolas Gold (UCL Computer Science/UCLDH) ran a 1.5hr session for people interested in digital music.  Participants learned about building digital instruments using the Pure Data programming language, explored the sonic possibilities of synthesised sounds, and then came together as a […]

Read more...

Events

Events Main Page Icon

The UCL Centre for Digital Humanities contributes to and holds a variety of events.

Recurring events include Digital Excursions and lecture series, including our Painless Introduction talks, which give brief overviews of different Digital Humanities issues and techniques. Our events are primarily advertised right here on this page, which is syndicated in an RSS feed, but also on our DH Blog, on Twitter, and via our mailing list

Archive of Programme

<< 2013 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 2015 >>

UCLDH guest speaker: Willard McCarty, 'What does Turing have to do with Busa? In celebration of the centennary plus one of Roberto Busa's birth'

Start: Mar 25, 2014 5:30:00 PM

dhevent
We sometimes act as if the two -- the odd Englishman who invented digital computing and the formidable Italian who in the standard account began digital humanities -- were remote strangers to each other as much in thought as they were in life. In this talk I argue for their cognitive if not spiritual brotherhood. I argue that the coming together of digital computing machinery and traditional humanistic questions could be more obviously and more fully a bi-directional transformative collision with deeply fructifying outcome if only we ceased treating those two great progenitors as alien to each other.

Decoding Digital Humanities-London, March 2014

Start: Mar 26, 2014 6:00:00 PM


The next DDHL meeting will take place on Wednesday 26th March 2014 at 6pm at The Plough, 27 Museum Street, London, WC1A 1LH. This month we read:  Encouraging Digital Scholarly Publishing in the Humanities,  University of North Georgia (2013). Available at http://ung.edu/college-of-arts-and-letters/encouraging-digital-publishing/
<< 2013 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 2015 >>