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Historicus, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
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On Echo Chambers, Statistical Principles, Vaccinations and Autism
The Centuries Old Vaccination Debate The 'vaccination debate' is as old as the introduction of the first vaccinations in the eighteenth century. A minority of anti vaccinationists rejected vaccinations with 4 main arguments, which have stayed remarkably the...
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Big Data and Autism - A Metaphorical Link
For the past six years I have been working in the field of Digital Humanities, trying to make sense of ‘big data’ for humanities research with computational methods. Exploring the possibilities and limitations, to seek out new methodologies and basically to...
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Sinterklaas Digitaal
Sinterklaas in 2017 Terwijl ik dit schrijf is het voor velen bijna pakjesavond. Kinderen in heel Nederland kijken rijkhalzend uit naar het moment dat Sinterklaas langskomt of een zak met cadeautjes voor de deur zet. Sinds de tijd dat ik zelf zo'n kind was h...
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Digital Humanities: From Source Criticism to Tool Criticism *
The political history of the county of Holland of the first half of the sixteenth century is rather well documented. There was a lively correspondence between the president of the Council of Holland Holland in The Hague,  Gerrit van Assendelft  , and the re...
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Biography of the future? Digital Humanities and a hypothetical biography of John de Witt (1625-1672)
Introduction [1] As any humanist
scholar of the twenty-first century, the modern biographer should account for
what to do, or not to do, with the advances of the so-called digital
humanities. A wide variety of biographical sources, primary sources like
corr...
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'Unfortunately our Computer Scientist isn't here': DHBenelux 2015 and the search for the Renaissance digital humanist
DHBenelux has quickly become THE meeting place for scholars working in the field of digital humanities. The purpose of this conference is to gather senior and junior researchers to discuss the latest DH projects, methods and technologies. With an acceptance...
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HistoInformatics, Barcelona 10 November 2014: the need for sceptics and heretics
This November the 6th International Conference on Social Informatics ( Socinfo ) has taken place in Barcelona, bringing together researchers worldwide from the social sciences and computer sciences. In conjunction with this main conference a set of workshop...
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Academische Mediawijsheid
Mediawijsheid
werd in 2005 door de Raad van Cultuur gedefinieerd als “’… het geheel van
kennis, vaardigheden en mentaliteit waarmee burgers zich bewust, kritisch en
actief kunnen bewegen in een complexe, veranderlijke en fundamenteel
gemedialiseerde wereld....
Academische Mediawijsheid
Academische Mediawijsheid
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Digital Humanities: van Bronkritiek naar Toolkritiek
De Hollandse politieke geschiedenis van de eerste helft van de zestiende eeuw is redelijk goed gedocumenteerd. Er was sprake van een drukke correspondentie tussen voornamelijk president van het Hof van Holland Gerrit van Assendelft en de landvoogdes en stad...
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