Författare: Pelle Snickars Sida 1 av 10

Professor i medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap vid Umeå universitet.

Distant reading the history of Swedish film politics in 4500 governmental SOU reports

Using computational methods, digitized collections and archives can today be scrutinized in their entirety. By distant reading and topic modeling one particular collection – 4500 digitized Swedish Governmental Official Reports (SOU) from [...]

Google Docs, digital humaniora & akademiskt samarbete

Centralt för forskningsfältet digital humaniora är föreställningen om att digital teknik främjar samarbete; texter kan exempelvis numera enkelt skrivas fram tillsammans. En av den humanistiska forskningens kanske [...]

Conference presentation at the British Museum

I am presently attending a conference at the marvelous British museum, 3D Imaging in Cultural Heritage. Tomorrow, I will give a talk on the various ways in which we have digitised and 3D scanned Christopher Polhems mechanical alphabet – [...]

Discovering Spotify

With a user base now officially reaching more than 100 million, which includes 60 million paying subscribers, the music streaming platform Spotify is today widely recognized as the solution to problems caused by recent decades of digital [...]

Discovering Spotify – new thematic issue in the journal Culture Unbound

The thematic issue for the journal Culture Unbound which we have worked on for quite some time in our research project is now published: Discovering Spotify. I have written one longer article on Spotify Radio, as well as an introductory [...]

Föreläsning på regional kulturkonferens i Norrköping

Idag höll jag en föreläsning, “Kan allt digitaliseras?” på Region Östergötlands kulturkonferens. Tema var digitalisering – med fokus på kultur i samtid och framtid. Slides från min [...]

Keynote at Turku University

Tomorrow I am giving a keynote lecture at the National Finnish Conference on History Research 2017 entitled, “Modeling the Past — Between the History of Technology & the Digital Humanities”. I have prepared more slides than [...]

Spotify & forskning

Idag har Computer Sweden publicerat en artikel om det pågående ärende som vi forskare i projektet “Strömmande kulturarv” haft att göra med visavi Vetenskapsrådet och Spotify: Spotify [...]

Cultural heritage as digital noise: nineteenth century newspapers in the digital archive

In this paper we argue that the digitization of historical newspapers is not a neutral process where data are transferred from one medium to another. On the contrary, when newspapers are digitized they are transformed. Like telegraphic signals [...]

Om Big Data i Bildningspodden

I förra veckan pratade jag Big Data i Magnus Bremmers utmärkta Bildningspodden med Nina Wormbs (och även Cecilia Lindhé och Johan Magnusson). Poddpuffen ger en antydan om innehållet: “Varje dag bidrar våra [...]
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