Archive for March, 2008

What Will Life be Like in 2008?

By • Mar 27th, 2008 • Category: Emerging Technology, Models

What Will Life Be Like in the Year 2008? One important type of research is trying to make meaningful predictions about the future based on what’s happened in the past. Traditionally, human beings aren’t very good at the task. “IT’S 8 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008, and you are headed for a business appointment 300 […]



Initializing …

By • Mar 17th, 2008 • Category: Uncategorized

One of the first questions I ask myself, and am asked by other students, when cooking up a research project is “Why?” It seems a fairly simple question until I start to think deeply about my motivations.
Admittedly, until a while ago I was completely out of the research loop. I didn’t even know […]



Digital Historian To Speak at William and Mary

By • Mar 17th, 2008 • Category: Uncategorized

William and Mary’s Technology Integration Program is pleased to bring Dr. Dan Cohen will speak on William and Mary on March 26th at 5:00 PM in Blair 223. Dan is Assistant Professor in the Department of History and Art History at George Mason University and the Director of the Center for History and New Media. […]



Looking into the Research Process

By • Mar 1st, 2008 • Category: Models

Digital History Hacks: All is Flux One of the main purposes of this site is to serve as a place where faculty and students can focus on the process of research and scholarship. We all spend our lives surrounded by the products of research–books, journals and artistic works–but often the process of preparing the work […]