Tag: big data

  • Ruis in big data

    Een verstandige stap van de ING vorige week: de bank laat zijn proefballon voortijds leeglopen en gaat voorlopig niet proberen de ‘big data’ die haar klantgegevens vormen voorlopig niet proberen te gelde te maken. Dat is heel verstandig van de bank en het biedt de gelegenheid eerst eens even stil te staan met de – […]

  • Digital Humanities like The Secret of Monkey Island™

    In their excellent chapter on the use of digital data in historical research, Frederick W. Gibbs and Trevor J. Owens distinguish between two DH approaches to data. ‘Data’, they argue, ‘does not always have to be used as evidence. It can also help with discovering and framing research questions’. On the one hand, you have […]

  • Before your do digital history…

    This blog post is the adapted conclusion from the paper ‘A Digital Humanities Approach to the History of Science. Eugenics revisited in hidden debates by means of semantic text mining’ I wrote in collaboration with Fons Laan, Maarten de Rijke and Toine Pieters. The article was based on the research I did within the historical […]