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Combine hard and soft data

Thu, 2014-07-31 14:59

We tend to admire leaders who proclaim, “If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.” But what if that’s not necessarily true?

... — Adapted from Simply Managing, Henry Mintzberg, Berrett-Koehler Publishers.

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Track Changes: The Literary History of Word Processing - McGill 2013 Digital Humanities Lecture - Matt Kirschenbaum (Maryland)

Thu, 2013-03-21 18:30 - 20:00
Leacock Building : room 232, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7

Mark Twain famously prepared the manuscript for Life on the Mississippi (1883) with his new Remington typewriter, the first literary text ever submitted to a publisher in typewritten form. Today we recognize that the typewriter changed the history and material culture of authorship. But when did writers begin using word processors? Who were the early adopters? How did the technology change their relationship to their craft? Was the computer just a better typewriter—faster, easier to use—or was it something more?