Coding History

Eine Softwareentdeckungsreise zu Anfang und Gegenwart digitaler Kultur. Weltaneignung ohne Software ist mittlerweile unvorstellbar – aber wie ist sie entstanden und wie hat sie sich seither verändert? In Gesprächen und Reportagen versucht sich dieser Podcast an der Ent-Mystifizierung digitaler Artefakte.

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CODE 6: Andrew Prescott about Big Data in the Arts and Humanities


The amount of data that is produced is growing exponentially. By now, Big Data is a buzz word in many fields and disciplines. Widely discussed not only in industry and academia, as well in the public sector. But what is Big Data? And are we witnessing a shift: Is there a »Big Data moment«? Andrew Prescott is a trained medieval historian and professor of Digital Humanities. In this interview we talk about the history of Big Data and some theoretical and methodical consequences for the Arts and Humanities.


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 2015-03-30  36m