“We’ve spent a generation furiously building digital libraries, and I’m sure that we’ll now be building tools to use in those libraries, equally furiously, for at least another generation, and I look forward to it. I’m sure that the text won’t go away while we do our tool-building—but I’m also certain that our tools will put us into new relationships with our texts. All we can really ask, in the end, is that those relationships be fruitful”.
Forms of Attention: Digital Humanities Beyond Representation
Forms of Attention: Digital Humanities Beyond Representation. Paper delivered at “The Face of Text: Computer-Assisted Text Analysis in the Humanities,” III Conference of the Canadian Symposium on Text Analysis (CaSTA), McMaster University, November 19-21, 2004.