Text Comparison and Digital Creativity – Day II

Long overdue, here are my notes on the second day of the colloquium Text Comparison and Digital Creativity.     The day started with key note speaker Bella Hass Weinberg … Continue reading

November 30, 2008 · 1 Comment

Future Visions

I recently encountered some very nice speculative movies, giving their future visions on the development of the Internet and social media. Go check out the emergence of EPIC, Prometeus and Spirit! … Continue reading

November 17, 2008 · Leave a comment

An ontology of free – or: is there such a thing as freedom of knowledge?

  The last couple of days I have started thinking about what the concept of free knowledge exactly entails. I want to dedicate a few future posts to this subject, … Continue reading

November 14, 2008 · 1 Comment

Digitisation and the Trade Book

During last Thursday’s Round Table on ‘Digitisation and the Trade Book’, organized by the department of Book and Digital Media Studies at Leiden University, the focus was on the future … Continue reading

November 9, 2008 · 2 Comments

Text Comparison and Digital Creativity – Day I

 Last Thursday and Friday the two day colloquium ‘Text comparison and digital creativity’ was held at the KNAW, as part of its 200th anniversary year. The symposium was a joint … Continue reading

November 3, 2008 · 1 Comment


  I found this video by Tony Hirst on the Internet today, and it gives a very ‘hip’, though to my opinion also good overview of the emergence of new … Continue reading

November 2, 2008 · Leave a comment

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