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Digital Discussions Episode 11

Episode 11: Christmas Special! This the eleventh episode of our podcast titled ‘Digital Discussions’, very overdue edition, in which we discuss topics about the digital, humanities, and digital humanities. As the host of this episode, Cosima starts us off with some interesting information on Saturnalia, the Ancient Roman version of Christmas. We continue with discussions on the Christmas Spirit, Christmas traditions, consumerist…

Digital Art: Expression Beyond Capability

“Digital design is like painting, except the paint never dries…” – Neville Brody Last weekend I had the amazing opportunity to visit NXT Museum in Amsterdam, a first of its kind concept museum dedicated entirely to digital media art. What I walked away with was a broadening of my artistic horizons like I’ve never experienced before.  Digital Art is a very fluid…

Digital Discussions Episode 2

Episode 2: The Digital Influence of Memes This the second episode of our podcast titled ‘Digital Discussions’, in which we discuss topics about the digital, humanities, and digital humanities. As the host of this episode, Gijs introduces a discussion about the definitions, evolution, and digital influence of memes, using an excerpt of a book that contained a section on memes. In these…

Digital Discussions Episode 1

Pilot Episode This the pilot episode of our podcast titled ‘Digital Discussions’, in which we discuss topics about the digital, humanities, and digital humanities. In this episode, Cosima introduces a discussion about the advantages and disadvantage of the digitilization of humanities. In future episodes, we’re going to rotate the role of host that introduces a topic and a discussion around it with…