I have had this fascination for some time with city walks, flaneurs, as they are also known as…most notably Charles Baudelaire described the figure, and in the 20th century Walter Benjamin has written extensively on the subject. Will Self is another figure that pops to mind, and his walks are somehow even more unusual – from walking to Heathrow airport to walking around CERN in Switzerland as his recent BBC radio series demonstrates.
Somehow splashes of colour have creeped into my work, and I have to admit that it is a bit of a relief to see too much bleakness disappear from my life…
As it was described in the last post, Digital Humanities is, in short terms, much more than computational processing data. It is about designing new ways of scholarship, with infinite potentialities and always open to new possibilities and new worlds.
From now on, lets talk about some ramifications inside the Digital Humanities. The topic of today will be Digital Mapping!
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