[NetBehaviour] "The next big idea in language, history and the arts? Data."

Stephanie Strickland stephanie.strickland at gm.slc.edu
Wed Nov 17 22:08:26 CET 2010


As Simon says (below)--    The point is perhaps not self-evident with
respect to the production of poetry, as you suggest.   S



On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 8:40 AM, Simon Biggs <s.biggs at eca.ac.uk> wrote:

> Manovich has been banging this drum for a couple of years now. Of course he
> is right - but it is a rather self-evident point. Data-mining methods have
> become standardised practice in many of the social sciences, especially in
> areas like cultural geography. The humanities have been getting in on the
> game too.
>
> Manovich's possible motivation might be that he is seeking funding for a
> research lab at UCSD looking into the cinematic and artistic potential of
> data visualisation techniques employing quantitative methods of analysis.
>
> Best
>
> Simon
>
>
> Simon Biggs
> s.biggs at eca.ac.uk  simon at littlepig.org.uk
> Skype: simonbiggsuk
> http://www.littlepig.org.uk/
>
>
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