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  • Coming up @ MITH 11/3: Ben Bederson, Nick Chen, & Matt Kirschenbaum, The Great Ebook Throwdown
    want Are we trying to improve on the book or create something new Something different Are there some universal design principles we can agree on And what about the bigger picture can electronic gadgetry reverse the national decline in reading dramatically documented by agencies such as the NEA This roundtable discussion led by Ben Bederson Nick Chen and Matt Kirschenbaum will feature as many electronic reading and electronic book devices as we can lay our hands on including some prototypes being developed here at the University of Maryland We ll hold them up pass them around turn them on talk some trash and in the process maybe gain just a little bit of insight into what we all want from our electronic book readers Attendees are encouraged to bring along electronic book devices of their own Benjamin B Bederson is an Associate Professor of Computer Science and the previous director of the Human Computer Interaction Lab at the Institute for Advanced Computer Studies and iSchool at the University of Maryland His research is on mobile device interfaces information visualization interaction strategies digital libraries and accessibility issues such as voting system usability He is also co founder and Chief Scientist of Zumobi a startup offering a mobile content platform based on that research Nicholas Chen is a doctoral candidate in the department of Computer Science at the University of Maryland and is affiliated with the Human Computer Interaction Lab HCIL at UMD He is advised by Professor Francois Guimbretiere in the Cornell University Information Science Department His research is on electronic reading devices pen based user interfaces and interactions for supporting simultaneous use of multiple devices Previously he performed the first ever evaluation of a dual display electronic reading device Matthew G Kirschenbaum is Associate Professor in the Department of English

    Original URL path: http://mith.info/News/coming-up-mith-113-ben-bederson-nick-chen-matt-kirschenbaum-the-great-ebook-throwdown.php (2016-05-01)
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  • Fall Digital Dialogues Now Available
    available with brief descriptions on our MITH Podcasting page Topics covered this fall include videogame preservation teaching in Second Life data mining for metaphors in eighteenth century literature data sets and an abundant humanities library how programming is taught open source teaching and scholarship and a close look at Ebook devices We have a couple more episodes before wrapping up this season s series on November 17th If you are

    Original URL path: http://mith.info/News/fall-digital-dialogues-now-available.php (2016-05-01)
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  • Greg Crane Podcast Now Available
    Podcast Now Available November 12th 2009 If you missed the live version of Greg Crane s Digital Dialogue From the First Year Through Tenure New Pathways for Humanities in a Digital Age the podcast along with the other recorded fall

    Original URL path: http://mith.info/News/greg-crane-podcast-now-available.php (2016-05-01)
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  • Mith welcomes DCC

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    Original URL path: /News/mith-welcomes-dcc.php (2016-05-01)


  • Shakespeare Quartos Archive Launched
    the University of Oxford Funded by a JISC NEH Transatlantic Digitization Collaboration Grant The Shakespeare Quartos Archive provides access to the early rare quarto editions of William Shakespeare s Hamlet a collection that in its physical form is distributed among six geographically distant institutions In addition to providing unprecedented access the archive promotes scholarship by enabling users to perform side by side text comparisons and full text searches as well

    Original URL path: http://mith.info/News/shakespeare-quartos-archive-launched.php (2016-05-01)
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  • Renaissance Moving Pictures

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    Original URL path: /Our%20World/122-mith-digital-dialogue-elizabeth-bearden-renaissance-moving-pictures-from-sidneys-funeral-materials-to-collaborative-multimedia-nachleben.php (2016-05-01)


  • Saracca and Nation: African Memory

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    Original URL path: /Our%20World/23-mith-digital-dialogue-merle-collins-saracca-and-nation-african-memory-and-re-creation-in-grenada-film-screening.php (2016-05-01)


  • A MITH Digital Dialogue

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    Original URL path: /Our%20World/324-mith-digital-dialogue-despina-kakoudaki-are-robots-real-the-robot-as-an-object-of-study.php (2016-05-01)