For the past 11 months I’ve been working as an English teacher at Hosan Elementary School in Gangwon-do, in the Republic of Korea. With the end of my time here firmly in sight, I’ve started to reflect about my feeling towards the Korean educational system. The Korean educational system has been in the news as … Read more
The Importance of Storytelling in a Digital World: Or, What the Digital Humanities can learn from TED
This is a copy of my paper from the Japanese Association for Digital Humanities 2012 Conference. Since I signed up for a 10 minute paper, I left a lot on the cutting room floor. In the coming weeks I’ll post a ‘director’s cut’ of my paper that’s a bit longer and more fleshed out. I … Read more
This is being posted from the Incheon Airport and Beth and I wait for our flight to Japan for the Japanese Association of Digital Humanities Conference. Enjoy one of the stranger museums we’ve visited – the Teseum Teddy Bear Museum in Gyeong-ju.
In preparation for my paper at the Japanese Association for Digital Humanities 2012 Conference I’ve been thinking about the role storytelling plays in engaging the public in a digital world. My undergraduate advisor always used to stress that it is important to “kill your darlings.” By this he meant that a key to good writing … Read more