8 Matching Annotations
  1. Dec 2021
  2. garlandmag.com garlandmag.com
    1. Garland is a platform for thoughtful writing about beautiful objects made today across the wider world. It is through these objects that cultures are made, by hand, every day.
  3. Mar 2021
  4. Jul 2017
    1. The reaction from a historian was that they’d never heard of this – which is also the reaction of all colleagues that I’ve mentioned this to – whereas librarians, both on Twitter and at the Research Data Management conference I was attending, were surprised that historians would even hesitate if they could share their research data.

      THIS. historians contrasted with librarians

    1. you are only a click away from scans of many of the declassified primary sources Suri used to develop his argument. This gives the reader a radically transparent view into the source material supporting the case Suri argues. Imagine what this kind of source transparency could do if it became standard practice for historical journals.

      This links to a previous annotation of mine about the importance of publishing research data - in recent years this has become a thing, and in some cases (in the sciences) publishing research data has become mandatory

    1. This is where the Markdown syntax shines. Markdown is a syntax for marking semantic elements within a document explicitly, not in some hidden layer.

      I use Ullysses as a writing tool, which uses markdown, and I've only just touched the surface of what it can do for the writing process, but I love it. I love the idea behind it of not being distracted by form: content is all.

  5. Sep 2015
    1. It renders the referent, the object, at which Susie is laughingproblematic; it poses a puzzle for Julia and encourages her to figure out whathas happened.

      Is the underlying premise for crafting participation about creating a space for curiosity?

    2. seen to witness the activities of others, to responding to their action andhaving them respond to yours.

      This sounds similar to book clubs and movie clubs, an opportunity to share the experience of a piece of art.

    3. A feature of the world is progressively discovered by virtue of oneperson noticing someone else notice something. The objects, their character,interdependence and functionality are assembled then and there by virtue ofhow others selectively orient and respond to the world in which they arelocated

      This reminds me of elementary school science fair!