The Beginning and End of the Internet

A few weeks ago, I was able to attend the 2013 Frontiers of New Media Symposium here at the University of Utah. Due to growing concerns over censorship and surveillance in the wake of the recent NSA scandal, the symposium, which looks at Utah and the American West as both a geographical and technological frontier, […]

Coding Like a Saxon

Scholars have been studying written texts for centuries. If there’s one thing we’re good at, it’s seeing words on a page and saying something about them (and hopefully saying something smart). When it comes to computer programs, however, we aren’t quite so confident. Computer programs, in all their varied forms, make up a significant number […]