Catalog of Digital Manuscripts

The Chronicle reported Tuesday about the Catalog of Digitized Medieval Manuscripts. This is a simple, lovely new resource developed by a UCLA professor of English, Matthew Fisher, to identify and index the digital manuscripts that are currently scattered across the web and difficult to find. It’s a very simple idea, and not one designed for its commercial appeal but […]

Teraflops for the Rest of Us

I missed this announcement while I was on the road but back in April, the Chronicle of Higher Ed reported that the NEH Office of Digital Humanities is sponsoring a grant program that will offer 100,000-hour bits of supercomputing time at the Lawrence Berkeley National laboratory. The plan is to get humanities researchers joining chemists, physicists and […]