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 Grids and humanities

The need to travel long distances to manually search through dust-covered archives may soon be a thing of the past as humanities researchers embrace the digital revolution.

Grid technologies are changing the way humanities research is done, enabling digital replication and archiving, virtual museums, distributed collaborations and more.

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Humanities - Featured project

/TextGrid takes the a, b, c to D-Grid
Scholars of language and literature have been working with texts for many decades, often in isolation.

TextGrid is working to unite these many years of knowledge through a grid-powered hub.

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Humanities - Opinion

/Beyond books
Whether it’s ancient documents, history by email, or people, distributed computing is making connections.

Tobias Blanke reflects on his time at the UK’s Arts and Humanities e-Science Support Centre.

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Humanities - Featured project

Government to Grid Studying grid society
Some social scientists are using grids without ever submitting a job. They study the social elements of our evolving grid technologies and grid communities, and how both develop and interact.

Katie Yurkewicz meets with those who are researching the researchers. 

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Humanities - Featured application

/Data mining and digitized objects
From who’s citing who in 21st century biotechnology to who’s influencing who in 19th century theatre, grid computing is continuing to attract all kinds of applications.

Steve Koppes runs through two Teraport applications mixing history, literature and science.

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 iSGTW 22 December 2010

Feature – Army of Women allies with CaBIG for online longitudinal studies

Special Announcement - iSGTW on Holiday

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NeHC launches social media

PRACE announces third Tier-0 machine

iRODS 2011 User Group Meeting

Jobs in distributed computing


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24, Abstract Submission deadline, EGI User Forum


January 2011

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