Month: January 2013

A Reflection on Teaching with UMWDomains

Over the past fall and the summer semesters, I’ve been participating in an exciting pilot program at my university called UMW Domains (or sometimes, “A Domain of One’s Own”). The basic idea is to give students their own domain names and some webhosting, which they can then use to construct their digital identity during their […]


OCR and the Vestigial Aesthetics of Machine Vision

Today, I presented a paper at the 2013 MLA Convention as part of a special session on Reading the Invisible and Unwanted in Old and New Media along with Lori Emerson, Paul Benzon and Mark Sample. My talk was about the font OCR-A, and it’s part of some research I’m doing as a bridge between […]