Category: academia

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The Quote That Never Was

About the Pitfalls of Wikipedia & Scholarly Misconduct. [1] Now, I’m sure that most people are aware that Wikipedia is somewhat unreliable. The same is actually true for traditional encyclopedias.(1) Mistakes happen – spelling errors,...

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Humanities = Geisteswissenschaften?

Some thoughts on a philosophy of science lost in translation. (Or: “Digital Humanities” in Germany.) [1] There have been many attempts to define Digital Humanities. Although I’m not historically entwined with the field for lack...