Category Archives: Student Perspectives

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Student Perspectives: Warding gestures and flourishes: Text analysis and the creative writing process

The Student Perspectives category collects posts written by current CityLIS students. Mahmud El-Shafey considers the uses of text analysis applications for creative writing. You can follow Mahmud on Twitter @MahmudElShafey. *** Over the past few months, I have balanced my … Continue reading

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Student Perspectives: Mining For Data

The Student Perspectives category collects posts written by current CityLIS students. Nina Byrom looks at the benefits and potential drawbacks of integrating data mining into library and archive catalogues from the perspective of the digital humanities. You can follow Nina … Continue reading

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Student Perspectives: Why Big Data and Democracy?

The Student Perspectives category collects posts written by current CityLIS students. Here, Emilio Sensale explores the connections between the digital revolution and democractic political systems and the impact of big data on people’s ability to exercise their own judgement without … Continue reading

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Student Perspectives: Lockdown, and What the Digital World Cannot yet Replace

The Student Perspectives category collects posts written by current CityLIS students. In this post, Nina Byrom considers how Floridi’s theory of digital proxies has become a reality in the context of Covid-19 but also looks at how lockdown has revealed … Continue reading

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Student Perspectives: Franco-Arabic and the Secret History of Writing

The Student Perspectives category collects posts written by current CityLIS students. This post is written by Mahmoud El-Shafey who considers the evolution of spoken and written Arabic. Mahmoud is on Twitter @MahmudElShafey. This post first appeared on Mahmoud’s blog https://maktabaman.com/2020/10/17/franco-arabic-and-the-secret-history-of-writing/ … Continue reading

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