Posts Tagged: Intro

4.1 The rise of big data, big brother

The rise of big data, big brother Guest blogging: Cathy O’Neil from http://mathbabe.org/2013/05/02/the-rise-of-big-data-big-brother/ I recently read an article off the newsstand called The Rise of Big Data. It was written by Kenneth Neil Cukier and Viktor Mayer-Schoenberger and it was published in the May/June 2013 edition of

4.1 The rise of big data, big brother

The rise of big data, big brother Guest blogging: Cathy O’Neil from http://mathbabe.org/2013/05/02/the-rise-of-big-data-big-brother/ I recently read an article off the newsstand called The Rise of Big Data. It was written by Kenneth Neil Cukier and Viktor Mayer-Schoenberger and it was published in the May/June 2013 edition of

3.1 Review of Robert Fox: The Savant and the State (2012)

Robert Fox: The Savant and the State. Science and Cultural Politics in Nineteenth-Century France, (The John Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science, 130th series),The John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2012, 394 p. Review by Michel Bourdeau L’ouvrage comprend six

3.1 Review of Robert Fox: The Savant and the State (2012)

Robert Fox: The Savant and the State. Science and Cultural Politics in Nineteenth-Century France, (The John Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science, 130th series),The John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2012, 394 p. Review by Michel Bourdeau L’ouvrage comprend six

2.1 Definitions – Questioning an Academic Reflex

First thought of a thread On Definitions A few weeks ago I was asked to provide a definition of “conspiracy theory” – an innocent enough exercise, and not too difficult especially because I could draw upon some experience in the

2.1 Definitions – Questioning an Academic Reflex

First thought of a thread On Definitions A few weeks ago I was asked to provide a definition of “conspiracy theory” – an innocent enough exercise, and not too difficult especially because I could draw upon some experience in the

1.1 Visual Literary History: The Mechanics of Epochs

Visual Literary History (1) This is the first posting in a longer series of thoughts about literary history. Each of them will focus on a diagram, a visualisation, an illustration. I will publish these perspectives as a side product of

1.1 Visual Literary History: The Mechanics of Epochs

Visual Literary History (1) This is the first posting in a longer series of thoughts about literary history. Each of them will focus on a diagram, a visualisation, an illustration. I will publish these perspectives as a side product of