Category Archives: history

Coal Powered Computers

Tweet It’s Spring-Winter time and I’m back in Umeå catching up with HUMlab and the BildMuseet, celebrating the Easter Witches. About to finish Gibson and Sterling’s classic Steam Punk novel ‘The Difference Engine’ which imagines a Victorian age of steam … Continue reading

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CNN credits the grassroots media as important to Obama’s win

Tweet [youtube:] In the video above, the CNN corespondent mentions that grassroots media (bloggers, twitter, facebook) played an important part in the Obama race. This election was not only about this great man, but about a renewed feeling in the … Continue reading

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new acquisitions

Tweet We just purchased some Swedish digital materials on CD and DVD (from Stockholms Stadsarkiv) to use in some upcoming classes and for work we are doing on historical sources in an educational context.   I have always liked Söderskivan (about the southern … Continue reading

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