The Nature of Digital Objects

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October 17, 2013

The Nature of Digital Objects

Lecture slides from the 2nd Digital Humanities Data Curation Workshop, http://www.dhcuration.org/institute/schedule/

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October 17, 2013
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  1. Trevor Munoz 2013 Digital Humanities Data Curation THE NATURE OF

    DIGITAL OBJECTS Monday, October 21, 13
  2. Trevor Munoz 2013 WHAT IS THE DATA? Monday, October 21,

    13
  3. Trevor Munoz 2013 PROPOSITIONS SYSTEMATICALLY ASSERTED EVIDENCE Monday, October 21,

    13
  4. Trevor Munoz 2013 ENCODED symbol structures Monday, October 21, 13

  5. Trevor Munoz 2013 Abstract symbol structures and propositions do not

    undergo changes of state...” “ Monday, October 21, 13
  6. Trevor Munoz 2013 so the problem is one of maintaining

    a connection between conceptual content and the structures that express it.” “ — Dubin, Wickett, Sacchi Monday, October 21, 13
  7. Trevor Munoz 2013 Maintaining meaning and usefulness for research communities

    over time Monday, October 21, 13
  8. Trevor Munoz 2013 REPRESENTATION Monday, October 21, 13

  9. Trevor Munoz 2013 AGAINST SCREEN ESSENTIALISM Monday, October 21, 13

  10. Trevor Munoz 2013 computers ... present a premeditated material environment

    built and engineered to propagate an illusion of immateriality.” “ — Matthew Kirschenbaum Monday, October 21, 13
  11. Trevor Munoz 2013 DIGITAL DATA MATERIAL IS Monday, October 21,

    13
  12. Trevor Munoz 2013 We experience it through ... Monday, October

    21, 13
  13. Trevor Munoz 2013 LAYERS OF REPRESENTATION Monday, October 21, 13

  14. Trevor Munoz 2013 MAKE BETTER CHOICES understand digital data representation

    Monday, October 21, 13
  15. Trevor Munoz 2013 Sperberg-McQueen, M., and Dubin, D. (2011) “Data

    Representation” http://guide.dhcuration.org/ representation/ Monday, October 21, 13
  16. Trevor Munoz 2013 CONVENTION any Monday, October 21, 13

  17. Trevor Munoz 2013 ARRANGEMENT for the Monday, October 21, 13

  18. Trevor Munoz 2013 PHYSICAL WORLD of things in the Monday,

    October 21, 13
  19. Trevor Munoz 2013 INFORMATION TO BE ENCODED so as to

    enable Monday, October 21, 13
  20. Trevor Munoz 2013 DECODED and Monday, October 21, 13

  21. Trevor Munoz 2013 AUTOMATIC SYSTEMS by suitable Monday, October 21,

    13
  22. Trevor Munoz 2013 DIGITAL DATA MATERIAL IS Monday, October 21,

    13
  23. Trevor Munoz 2013 TRANSITIONS IN MAGNETIZATION Monday, October 21, 13

  24. Trevor Munoz 2013 Wikimedia Commons Monday, October 21, 13

  25. Trevor Munoz 2013 BITS Monday, October 21, 13

  26. Trevor Munoz 2013 Wikimedia Commons Monday, October 21, 13

  27. Trevor Munoz 2013 BYTES Monday, October 21, 13

  28. Trevor Munoz 2013 Monday, October 21, 13

  29. Trevor Munoz 2013 CHARACTER ENCODING Monday, October 21, 13

  30. Trevor Munoz 2013 UTF-8 encodes each of the 1,112,064 code

    points in the Unicode character set using one to four 8-bit bytes” “ Monday, October 21, 13
  31. Trevor Munoz 2013 Monday, October 21, 13

  32. Trevor Munoz 2013 FILE FORMAT a particular convention is a

    Monday, October 21, 13
  33. Trevor Munoz 2013 TIFF PDF MP3 EPUB WAV TTF GIF

    Monday, October 21, 13
  34. Trevor Munoz 2013 Protecting [collections] for the future requires not

    only familiarity with the contents ...” “ Monday, October 21, 13
  35. Trevor Munoz 2013 ... but also with the technologies of

    the media that bear those contents, ...” “ Monday, October 21, 13
  36. Trevor Munoz 2013 and the technologies by which the contents

    were inscribed on the media in question.” “ — Patricia Galloway Monday, October 21, 13
  37. Trevor Munoz 2013 Galloway, P. (2011) “Educating for Digital Archiving

    through Studio Pedagogy, Sequential Case Studies, and Reflective Practice.” Monday, October 21, 13
  38. Trevor Munoz 2013 THERE’S MORE ... Monday, October 21, 13

  39. Trevor Munoz 2013 BITSTREAM REPRESENTATION INFORMATION Monday, October 21, 13

  40. Trevor Munoz 2013 QUESTIONS? Monday, October 21, 13