History Matrix is a massive timeline project by Shiralee Saul. It weaves all sorts of timelines together into a matrix of events. It is not complete and there are parts that don’t work, but it is ambitious and thought provoking.
Hobbes’ Internet Timeline – the definitive ARPAnet & Internet history is a great history of the Internet with both a timeline, graphs, and bibliography. It was last updated in July of 2003.
What if we organized a project around documenting what computing humanists do. “A Day in Humanities Computing” would be a voluntary project where selected HC people with digital cameras would take pictures of what they are doing and write a TEI encoded document that describes their day. It could be coded with subject headings to allow people to search the journal entries. Above all it should be accessible to give people an idea of what we do.
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The Best of Creative Computing were magazine/book collections of articles on computing and culture from 1976 – 7. There are articles on computer art, AI, computer poetry and so on. It has a Computer Lib feeling. Both volume 1 and 2 are scanned in at: http://www.atariarchives.org/bcc1/. At this site there are also full scans of other early computing books.