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Big History or the Curse of Storytelling in Human Knowledge

Gilles Roy writes:

"In this four-part article series, I want to ask: what does Big Data portend for the making of History, and what does this means for us, the “old subjects of History”, storytellers of human events?"

Source: Gilles Roy, "Big History or the Curse of Storytelling in Human Knowledge," Play the Past, http://www.playthepast.org/?p=5204

Digital Collections - HASTAC Scholars Forum

HASTAC Scholars (Humanities, Arts, Science and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory) has a new forum on Digital Collections where faculty, librarians, archivists and other information or cultural heritage professionals can discuss the future of digital collections.

"Some of the questions we would be interested in discussing in this forum include: