Tara McPherson

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The stage is being set for a communications revolution . . . there can come into homes and business places audio, video and [other] transmissions that will provide newspapers, mail service, banking and shopping facilities, data from libraries, . . . school curricula and other forms of information too numerous to specify. In short, every home and office will(More)
ion of Knowledge. The tradition of modern scholarship—now some centuries old—has tended to favor the abstraction of knowledge from action in order to develop explicit rather than tacit knowledge. From the Renaissance onwards, knowledge (in books, libraries, and journals, that is, “objective” knowledge in Popper’s sense) was radically separated from knowing(More)
Recent work in the digital humanities has moved away describing the digital humanities as a “big tent,” to quote William Pannapacker’s famous 2011 post. Taking inspiration instead from the multiple histories and temporalities of media archaeology, such research emphasizes the local contexts where technological and institutional history take place. Matthew(More)
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