Category Archives: Daily Create

Electronic Scholarly Editions: Using Electronic Maps to Explore Willa Cather’s Life and Works

Looking around a few different electronic scholarly editions of authors’ works this week, I came across the Geographic Chronology project, which maps American author Willa Cather’s life and travels, in order to think about how they relate to her writing. … Continue reading

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Google Ngrams

Thank you, Google! This is such a neat tool, and if I had a project that involved more intensive big data-type research, this would be amazing. Google Ngrams allows you to enter search terms, and then it graphs the occurrences … Continue reading

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Foucault, Surveillance, and the Digital Confessional

That’s a tentative title, of course.   For my final project for English in the Digital Age, for the sake of this blog and all of you, my lovely followers, and for the sake of knowledge and communities of critical … Continue reading

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Review of Dave Eggers’ The Circle

Just finished. I’m still reflecting, and I don’t often write reviews of books right after I finish them–gotta let it marinate. This one is certainly still marinating. But, if I don’t force myself to write it now, I don’t know … Continue reading

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Groupthink Moral Absolutism

‘Okay, with that kind of thing, one of two things will eventually happen. First, we’ll realize that whatever behavior we’re talking about is so widespread and harmless that it needn’t be secret. If we demystify it, if we admit that … Continue reading

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All that happens must be known

The Circle by Dave Eggers is a dystopian story of a young woman, Mae, who gets a job at the premier, most widely-used, wealthiest technology company (monopoly), The Circle, which seems to have so much power, and penetrates people of … Continue reading

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Digital Story Storyboard

I’ve decided to change the digital story I will create this week. Instead of telling the story of going to the Conference on College Composition and Communication last year, I will tell the story of my thesis project–its evolution, development, … Continue reading

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Daily Create #6: Storyboard for my Digital Story

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DS106 Daily Create #770

Edit a photo using ThinkMaths’ Pixel Spreadsheet

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Daily Create #4: Zoho.com

My daily internet go-to is Zoho Mail. I’m an e-mail addict–I check it about every 20 minutes, even though Zoho Mail gets pushed to my iPhone and iPad, and I usually have a tab open so I can see if … Continue reading

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