Signal Versus Noise: Why Academic Blogging Matters: A Structural Argument. SAA 2011

Signal versus Noise: Why Academic Blogging Matters. Shawn Graham, Carleton University, Ottawa Canada. [presentation with voice-over here; 15 mb] (Comic from the New York Times article is by David G. Klein) “Omnia disce; postea videbis nihil esse superfluum” said Hugh of St Victor in the 12th century. ‘Learn everything; later it will all be useful somehow’. The irony of course is that I would in all probability have never come across this epigram (not being a medievalist) if it hadn’t been for the magic of the internet and my faculty’s Dean’s blog. Hugh goes on to say, ‘coartata scientia iucunda … Continue reading Signal Versus Noise: Why Academic Blogging Matters: A Structural Argument. SAA 2011