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Electronic Literature Seen from a Distance. The Beginnings of a Field
(Dichtung Digital, 2012)
This paper outlines the development of the hypertext fiction community that developed in the United States of America from the late eighties and onwards. This community was separate from the interactive fiction community ...
‘Freshly Generated for You, and Barack Obama’: How Social Media Represent Your Life
This article discusses the ways in which social media help us craft the narratives of our lives. Many discussions of social media look at self-presentation and the construction of identity on social network sites in ...
Terrorists or cowards: negative portrayals of male Syrian refugees in social media
(Taylor & Francis, 2016)
This paper examines images and words shared on the Twitter hashtag #refugeesNOTwelcome to understand the portrayal of male Syrian refugees in a post-9/11 context where the Middle-Eastern male is often primarily cast as a ...
The Data Sprint Approach: Exploring the field of Digital Humanities through Amazon’s Application Programming Interface
(Digital Humanities Quarterly, 2015-12)
This paper documents the results of an intensive "data sprint" method for undertaking data and algorithmic work using application programming interfaces (APIs), which took place during the Digital Method Initiative 2013 ...
Hand Signs for Lip-syncing: The Emergence of a Gestural Language on Musical.ly as a Video-Based Equivalent to Emoji
Video-based communication is increasingly common online. This article looks at the hand signs that are used in lip-syncing videos on the app musical.ly and argues that they constitute a codified, non-verbal language of ...