Last night, I read the articles in the New York Times series Humanities 2.0. Despite covering a range of initiatives, all six pieces expressed simultaneous excitement and anxiety over the new digitized direction of the humanities. And, although the series began four years ago and one can trace the development of veritable multitudes of additional digital humanities (DH) projects, the newness of the work has yet to fade. That freshness–and the unknown and seeming unknowability–of DH incites the same sense of energized anxiety in me.
This week, I opted to create something outside of my comfort zone: a Bitstrip. Continue reading