September 5, 2012
Amanda French, Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, George Mason University
David Weinberger’s new book Too Big to Know convincingly argues that the era of expertise has ended.
Chris Alen Sula, Pratt Institute Abstract Macroscopes are tools for viewing what is too large, complex, or dynamic to perceive with the naked eye. This paper examines the use and history of macroscopy in philosophy to represent ideas, trends, and other aspects of the field. Particular emphasis is given to the growing Phylo project, which [...]
Frank Ambrosio, Georgetown University William Garr, Georgetown University Eddie Maloney, Georgetown University Theresa Schlafly, Georgetown University Abstract This paper explores the tensions between individual and collaborative aspects of reading in the context of MyDante, a digital environment for the study of Dante’s Divine Comedy. We provide a view into the long-standing pedagogical experiment we have [...]