Can we offer services off a server for html form fields?
Can we study literature by numbers?
The Center for the Study of the Novel is led by Franco Moretti who believes we should quantify and visualize novels or corpora. Sounds like he would love TAPoR.
The Language Tools that Google offers now can allow one to surf a site translated. See Video Pool. They have links on their home page that will show you the site translated into other language.
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Tapor Software is a tool database set up and maintained at U of A. We need to support this to get a good collection of tool information.
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Beyond Portals and Gifts is an article in First Monday about the problem of aggregation and gift economies.
E-Book Scenarios Updated is an article looking back at predictions about e-books. E-books didn’t take off the way the author expected – we don’t all have readers in our pockets. He does however see some clear trends: Use, Not Read; Aggregations, Not Single Works; Instutional Customers, Not Individuals; and Subscription Pricing, Not Transactional.
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Here is short review of what should be an important short story:grandtextauto: ‘Literary Devices’. Richard Powers, the author, wrote Galatea 2.0 which proposes a humanities computing Turing test. (Computer must pass an English MA test.) In Literary Devices the author, Powers, interacts with a story generator.
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“A Book of Surrealist Games” compiled by Alastair Brotchie and edited by Mel Gooding is a small collection of oulipian games with text and image that one can play (and which were played.) They suggest games that the computer could play with text.
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Can we imagine a form of peer-review bloglets on focused themes for fixed durations that would be around multimedia and humanities computing? Here is the idea I put to Steve.
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