This is Rikki Poynter

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    …and she is awesome. Rikki is a young deaf woman who makes vlogs on her life and opinions on YouTube. She has appeared on several national news organizations and talks about her deaf experiences, accessibility, and mental health. One of her biggest areas of advocacy is for the captioning of videos uploaded to YouTube,… Read more »

What Are Twitter Bots and Why Do They Matter?

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Any avid internet user or enthusiast is sure to have seen of, heard of, or interacted with bots in their time between looking at memes and cat videos. Maybe even during. (CleverBot) Bots are more widespread and impactful in internet spaces than ever before. And this is especially true on platforms like Twitter, which provide easily… Read more »

Registration for Digital Frontiers 2017 Now Open!

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  Registration for the Digital Frontiers 2017 Conference (#DF17UNT) is now open! Join us for the largest and longest-running digital humanities conference in Texas, hosted here at the UNT campus on September 21-23, 2017. This year’s theme is Exploring the Edges, Pushing the Boundaries. The conference’s vision is to examine research and projects involving new newly-applied… Read more »

Community Management at Scale

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My job is weird. I have a Ph.D. in English and “Professor” in my title, but I work in an academic library as a department head. I don’t have an MLIS. Currently I don’t have a DH project, as such, but I’ve been doing research about labor ethics and DH pedagogy, and about the relationship… Read more »