The Projector

Amusements & Useful Devices from K. A. Wisniewski

Accidental Diarist: A Review

The Accidental Diarist: A History of the Daily Planner in America By Molly A. McCarthy. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013. 302 pp., HC $90 Pb $30)     … Continue reading

March 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Writing with Scissors: A Review

Writing with Scissors: American Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance By Ellen Gruber Garvey. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. 320 pp. 62 ill. HC $115, Pb … Continue reading

February 20, 2018 · 1 Comment

Teaching Digital History: A Review

Teaching History in the Digital Age. By T. Mills Kelly. (Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 2013. 184 pp. HC $70.00; OA DOI: This year, nearly three thousand … Continue reading

December 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Computing Computing 2.0

Computing: A Concise History By Paul E. Ceruzzi MIT Press, 2012, 175 pages, $11.95, ISBN: 9780262517676 As the previous post points out, my initial reading of Ceruzzi’s Computing: A Concise History … Continue reading

February 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Computing Computing

The first required reading for my “Digital Humanities” course was Paul E. Ceruzzi’s Computing: A Concise History (MIT Press, 2012).  There’s usually a formula things, to a course’s rubric, to … Continue reading

February 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Intimacy Between Guests: A Micro-Review

There’s a lot that gets read in a week and a lot more that gets lost sliding from one book to another, clicking from one screen to the next.  But … Continue reading

February 5, 2013 · 3 Comments