At this time tomorrow, if all goes according to plan, I will be safely ensconced in a hotel in Orlando. I am attending and presenting at HASTAC 2017.
A brief response to Dr. Timothy Brennan's article, "The Digital-Humanities Bust," in the Chronicle of Higher Ed. While his critiques are not new and somewhat off the mark, I do think such analyses can be of use to digital humanists.
As part of my migration to Ghost, I tried the Ghost(Pro) trial. They had a lot of great options and excellent support. My final decision, however, was less a matter of features than it was a reflection of my philosophy on technology and craft.
A reminder to myself and anyone reading this: Your health is more important than the work you do. Your mental well-being is more important. Work is not and should not ever be the most important thing in your life. That mindset isn't admirable. It's sad and destructive.
There is a structural problem with the Internet, and I think it is something we still haven’t fully come to understand or grasp. We don’t live in a democratized online space. We live permanently attached to a single, massive, Network 23.