DHSI gets some Profhacker love

Gratifying to see Natalie Houston’s Profhacker article on her experience at DHSI, “Report from DHSI 2012” this morning. My favorite part articulates the constructive frustration expressed by so many speakers at the colloquium, “Every researcher, no matter what the field, comes up against things that don’t work, or hypotheses that don’t turn out to be accurate, or archives that don’t hold the information you hoped they would. But there hasn’t always been space within humanities…

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Word search

Just read today’s ProfHacker “Writer’s Bootcamp” piece. After submitting an essay within the last hour I’m feeling less a sense of writer’s block and more a sense of writer’s burnout, but I could really have used Visuwords as I edited that essay: how many times can one write “project” in 10,000 words without feeling ridiculous? Answer: 76, plus all sorts of increasingly silly synonyms. Anyway, thanks to Billie Hara and ProfHacker for pointing me at a…

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