For Sandy: “The Storm”

It’s only fair to share… 1 Against the stone breakwater, Only an ominous lapping, While the wind whines overhead, Coming down from the mountain, Whistling between the arbors, the winding terraces; A thin whine of wires, a rattling and flapping of leaves, And the small street-lamp swinging and slamming against the lamp pole. Where have … [Read more…]

THATCamp THEORY

It’s only fair to share…Last weekend I wrote enthusiastically about my first THATCamp which I attended at Fordham University-Lincoln Center.  This weekend, I will attend my second THATCamp at Rutgers University. This back-to-back camp experience has been my plan for some time, as I suspect that each THATCamp is ultimately unique.  Perhaps this is why so many … [Read more…]

My First THATCamp: Part Two

It’s only fair to share…Back at the Camp – 10/6/12 9:15am – Here at Fordham University-Lincoln Center bright and early.  Everyone has their coffee/tea/breakfast.  Despite the early hour, there is intellectual energy in this room! 9:45am – A few more “Lightening Talks” to start the day.  My notes on the quick five minute presentations.  Topics: Trends … [Read more…]

My First THATCamp

It’s only fair to share…Over the course of this weekend I will attend my first THATCamp. You may ask, what is a THATCamp?  THATCamp stands for “The Humanities and Technology Camp.”  It is an unconference: an open, inexpensive meeting where humanists and technologists of all skill levels learn and build together in sessions proposed on … [Read more…]