Interrogating Augmented Tech Mediation in Mobile Gaming App Pokémon GO!

Written by Abi Lemak & Kiera Obbard. Original post can be found on Medium. Growing up in the 1990s and 2000s, we were, like many of our friends, caught up in the Pokémon hype. We wanted to “catch ’em all,” as the show’s theme song invited — and when Pokémon GO! was released in Canada in the summer …

What Does Generosity Have to Do With Linked Open Data?: A Lit Review

The following is a partial lit review of recent conversations surrounding Linked Open Data within the humanities with a focus on what generosity means in the context of the Semantic Web. I’ve experimented with form in this post by lifting key voices out of the text and styling them as block quotes in order to …

What does textual scholarship have in common with the semantic web?

A reading of James Smith’s “Working with the Semantic Web” from the newly published collection of essays, Doing Digital Humanities (2016). Some context: James Smith is a Lead Software Engineer (Kit Check) who also teaches the RDF and Linked Open Data (LOD) course at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute in Victoria (which I’ve had the …