Whew, today’s class was really┬áhectic, and I normally like hectic.

I think that Wordle and Ngram are useful Digital Humanities tools. In some ways they are new ways of doing old things, but by they save so much time. If we’d tracked word usage over time and/or made Wordle-like pictures based on finding frequently used words it would take up several classes. Instead we were able to do it quickly and still have time to analyze what we found. These technological advances may not be entirely new, but they allow us to do more with what we have.

3 Responses to “Reflections on 10/5 Web Wednesday”

  1.   Henna said:

    How great was it to copy and paste an entire text into a box, hit ENTER, and get an instant visual of hundreds of words — effortlessly!

  2.   mikadroz said:

    Technology really is amazing ­čśŤ

  3.   Kevin L. Ferguson said:

    I wonder if part of the “hectic” feeling comes from having this rush of information at the press of a button.

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