In this exciting talk, David Mimno outlines the limitations and uses of representational modeling by employing examples from Minecraft, data on U.S. gun ownership, and 19th-century novels.
Applied linguist Susan Conrad looks to engineering writing to highlight differences between theoretical and practical communication.
Mark Algee-Hewitt, Ryan Heuser, and Franco Moretti of the Stanford Literary Lab present their research on the "natural habitat of topics": paragraphs.
Digital humanities have broken with the “human” and readerly scale, replacing it with the radical discontinuity of Micro and Mega: a promising change of landscape for which we haven’t yet found the right categories.
Ted Underwood provides a data-driven counterargument to Thomas Piketty's claim that specific references to money disappeared from literature after World War I.
Some methodological reflections after the DH 2014 conference. Parental advisory: Profanity, Sociology.
Let’s talk about quantitative literary history and where you can find the best tacos al pastor.