Writing

2021

New Role: Developer at RRCHNM 17 May 2021

2020

Twitter Use at WHA2020 19 October 2020
Twitter and Facebook moderating Trump campaign accounts on Covid-19 misinformation 6 August 2020
Annotating Biden's clean energy plan 31 July 2020
Apple Pledges to Be Carbon Neutral by 2030 23 July 2020
Twitter Begins Limiting the Spread of QAnon Conspiracy Theories 22 July 2020
John Lewis Dies at 80 17 July 2020
Superfund Package 7 May 2020
Moments 27 April 2020
Basecamp 27 March 2020
BootcampR 19 February 2020
Email 12 February 2020
Democratic Typography 10 February 2020

2019

The IndieWeb 30 November 2019
Paper notes 8 November 2019
Twitter Use at WHA2019 22 October 2019
Omaha Zoning 23 June 2019
Alan Brinkley, RIP 17 June 2019
Making my Budget Peloton 8 February 2019
AHA 2019 2 January 2019

2018

Twitter Use at WHA2018 23 October 2018
Overcast 4.2 7 May 2018
Software I Use 14 April 2018
Advocacy, training, and awareness through Endangered Data Week 2 March 2018
Teaching the tidyverse to R novices 27 February 2018
Endangered Data Week 21 February 2018
Migrating to Hugo 12 January 2018

2017

HTTPS 5 December 2017
Mapping Omaha Bikes 6 September 2017
Arguing with Digital History 18 August 2017
Standing up for Net Neutrality 5 July 2017
Recent Updates on Data Visualization 19 June 2017
Mapping Midwest 6 June 2017
mozsprint 23 May 2017
Introducing Endangered Data Week 24 April 2017

2016

Digital History at the AHA: Workshops, Roundtables, Sessions 31 December 2016
Homecoming 22 September 2016
Syllabus for Teaching Digital Public History 26 August 2016
My Open History Notebook 9 February 2016
Federal Policy, Western Lands, and Malheur 6 January 2016

2015

Visualizing the Wars of the United States 28 September 2015
Podcasts Redux 6 June 2015
United States Historical Cities Populations 7 May 2015
AeroPress Recipes 9 April 2015
The Budget Guide to NCPH 22 March 2015
How We Do DH 19 March 2015
D3 in Action 12 March 2015
Bulletproof Coffee: Debunking the Hot Buttered Hype 21 February 2015
Humanistic Approaches to Data Visualization 18 January 2015
Interview with Matt Burton 10 January 2015
The Machines in the Valley Digital History Project 2 January 2015

2014

The View from New York 31 December 2014
Teaching Digital History 30 December 2014
Research Design and Geography of the Post 30 October 2014
CShapes: Historical Country Boundaries 21 September 2014
Syllabus for Digital History 21 September 2014
First Draft Podcast: Liberation Technology 29 July 2014
First Draft Podcast: Humanities Savior Narrative 22 July 2014
Environmental History at the 2014 Western History Association Conference 17 July 2014
First Draft Podcast: The Pragmatic Tyranny of Building Digital Artifacts 14 July 2014
Simple Parsing CSV to JSON 12 July 2014
Editorial is a Powerful, Flexible iOS App for Text Editing 30 June 2014
Use Copy for Cloud Storage Backup and File Sharing 23 June 2014
What does Missile Command have to do with Digital History? 4 June 2014
Day of DH: The Historian 8 April 2014
Day of DH: The Collaborative Historian 8 April 2014
Day of DH: The Spatial Historian 8 April 2014
Blue Bottle Buys Tonx 8 April 2014
Western History and the California Drought 22 February 2014

2013

The Campaign Against Coffee 30 December 2013
Atlas of Historical Geography of the United States 25 December 2013
Topotime 23 December 2013
Coffee Brewing Guides 22 December 2013
Digital History Interview with BlogWest 17 December 2013
Using Omekadd and Bash Together 17 November 2013
What Crisis in the Humanities? 2 November 2013
Converting Plain Text to PDF with Bash 30 October 2013
Digital History at Stanford 18 October 2013
My Alt-Ac Life 2 October 2013
Dr Bunsen Coffee Experiments 1 October 2013
Amazon Pairs Print and Digital Books 3 September 2013
The Forgotten Home of Coffee 1 September 2013
Github for Writers 30 August 2013
Using Editorial and Bibkeys Together 21 August 2013
Getting Started with D3 6 August 2013
Evernote Reminders 31 July 2013
Don't Forget Google Reader Goes Dark Monday 27 June 2013
On Tornadoes 20 May 2013
The Digital Public Library of America 28 April 2013
Mendeley and Open Access 12 April 2013
History Harvest Blitz Week 5 April 2013
Interview for Digital History@Rice 17 March 2013
The Link Blog Experiment 23 February 2013
Secrets of Data Visualization 23 February 2013
The MOOC Bubble 3 February 2013
Parsing CSV Data with Ruby 27 January 2013
Defining Digital Humanities 8 January 2013

2012

E-book Readership Rising While Print Declines 28 December 2012
Digital Jubilee 15 December 2012
About Beards 13 December 2012
Perspective Icons for Omnifocus 13 December 2012
Fussy Coffee 11 December 2012
Using Text Expansion in My Research Workflow 7 December 2012
Word Processor Mode in Vim 5 December 2012
New Job, Joining Stanford 3 December 2012
1970s Homebrew Computer Club Newsletters 27 November 2012
Remove Multiple Open With Entries in Finder 26 November 2012
OmniFocus Workflow and Notes 26 November 2012
Using AppleScript to Automate Notetaking 24 November 2012
The Beards of Silicon Valley 23 November 2012
The Silicon Prairie 21 November 2012
Using Markdown Like an Academic 20 November 2012
Lorem Ipsum Block in Sublime Text 17 November 2012
Searching My Brain 14 November 2012
What Your Web Design Says About You 10 November 2012
Star Wars Episode VII May Have Found Its Writer 9 November 2012
Evernote 5's New iOS Interface 8 November 2012
Africa's Silicon Savannah 1 November 2012
Ethiopian Kids Hack OLPCs 1 November 2012
Opening Marked in Vim 16 October 2012
Better Web Scraping with Nokogiri 12 October 2012
Building Your Own Memex 10 October 2012
Github Training 8 October 2012
The Blossom Coffee Machine 2 October 2012
Bit Rot 29 September 2012
How the Internet Ruined San Francisco 27 September 2012
Grad Students Guide to Good Coffee 24 September 2012
Fewer Copyright Restrictions Benefit the Economy 21 September 2012
The NSA Data Center in the West 19 September 2012
Handy Guide to Regular Expressions 18 September 2012
Resources for the Academic Job Market 12 September 2012
Turning 28 5 September 2012
On Podcasts 1 September 2012
One Giant Leap 28 August 2012
Towards Better PDF Management with the Filesystem 13 August 2012
The Tech Specs of Curiosity 8 August 2012
Backup Now 6 August 2012
Indulge in Curiosity 25 July 2012
Mangling the Origins of the Early Internet 23 July 2012
UCI Study Finds People Who Check Email Less Frequently Have Better Focus 18 July 2012
What the Internet Looks Like 16 July 2012
The Vertue of the Coffee Drink 16 July 2012
What I've Learned as an Academic Blogger 11 July 2012
Digital History Training Becoming Common in Public History Programs 10 July 2012
Writing for History Buffs 10 July 2012
The Busy Trap 9 July 2012
Google Tracking Wildfires in the West 5 July 2012
Becoming a Stylish Writer 5 July 2012
Dotfiles on Github 16 June 2012
How to Brew French Press Coffee 15 June 2012
A Few New Scripts 7 June 2012
AHA Forming a Task Force on Digital Scholarship 6 June 2012
Popup Footnotes 6 June 2012
An Alternative GTD System 4 June 2012
Content on the Web 24 May 2012
Forking the Rubyist Historian 21 May 2012
The Bastards Book of Ruby 16 May 2012
It's About the Problem 15 May 2012
World Aeropress Championship 15 May 2012
Hemingway on Writing 10 May 2012
Open Source Data Journalism Handbook Launched 8 May 2012
Adam Lisagor's AeroPress Tribute 25 April 2012
A Simple Ruby NGram Generator 24 April 2012
1862 Great Plains Symposium 28 March 2012
Full Trash 3 March 2012
Give It Five Minutes 1 March 2012
The Internet is Not Broken 29 February 2012
The French Press Method 15 February 2012
Journals in the Digital Age 5 February 2012
The Paleo Diet 2 February 2012
Redefining Scholarship in the Digital Age 22 January 2012
Standing Against SOPA 18 January 2012
A Call to Redefine Historical Scholarship in the Digital Age 13 January 2012
Digital History at the AHA 5 January 2012
THATCamp Proposal: Programming in the Humanities 4 January 2012

2011

New Year 31 December 2011
A Literary History of Word Processing 27 December 2011
Legacy Research 17 December 2011
Directions in Digital Humanities Research 7 December 2011
Alone Together 1 December 2011
Who Controls the Master Switch 17 November 2011
What My lolcat Ate For Breakfast 9 November 2011
The Architecture of Humanities Cyberspace 3 November 2011
Peer Reviewing Writing History in the Digital Age 27 October 2011
The Obligation of Open Access 25 October 2011
Latour and the Social 20 October 2011
Models for Narrative in Digital Humanities 12 October 2011
The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood by James Gleick 11 October 2011
SpecLab and Digital Aesthetics 6 October 2011
Thanks, Steve 6 October 2011
Remembering Steve Jobs 5 October 2011
Spatial Humanities and Visual Narratives 28 September 2011
Digital Humanities at the 2012 American Historical Association 26 September 2011
Information and Data in the Digital Age 22 September 2011
Electronic Text and the Digital Humanities 14 September 2011
The Medium of Digital Humanities 4 September 2011
Organizing Knowledge and the Future of the Humanities 1 September 2011
The Digital Humanities Seminar 29 August 2011
Project 2000 - Apple Computer 23 August 2011
Constructing a Digital Humanists' C.V. 4 August 2011
Using Notational Velocity 22 July 2011
Own Your Identity 14 July 2011
On Writing and Notebooks 11 July 2011
Twitter from the Command Line 9 July 2011
Grown Up Computing 29 June 2011
Silicon Valley and the Cold War 29 June 2011
Writing in the Age of Distraction 29 June 2011
How Books Are Made, 1947 Style 29 June 2011
Internet Predictions from 1982 29 June 2011
The Market for Digital Textbooks 28 June 2011
US Supreme Court Rules Video Games Protected Under the First Amendment 27 June 2011
Self-Publishing is About to Get Real 27 June 2011
What Happens On the Internet Every Sixty Seconds 27 June 2011
Why Macs Cost More Than PCs 26 June 2011
Dropbox Breach Affects Fewer Than 100 Accounts 26 June 2011
Visualizing Historical Data and the Rise of Digital Humanities 9 June 2011
Gaming the Archives 29 May 2011
Of Goats and Headaches 27 May 2011
Digital Humanities: Not Building, But Sharing 25 May 2011
Writing and the Problem of Quick Consumption 18 May 2011
Designing Digital History 10 May 2011
The Humanities Done Digitally 9 May 2011
Longform Writing on the Web 3 May 2011
The Challenge of Writing 28 April 2011
Migrating to Jekyll 19 April 2011
Go Write 3 April 2011
Alternative Scholarly Publishing 29 March 2011
Code School 22 March 2011
Day of DH 17 March 2011
"You think you are being a leader, but you are probably being a manager." 15 March 2011
Initial Thoughts on TileMill 15 March 2011
Go Be Awesome 13 March 2011
Instapaper 3.0 12 March 2011
A Web Designed for Reading 4 March 2011
Upgrading Windows 4 March 2011
How Twitter's TOS Changes Hurt Academic Research 3 March 2011
Digital Historical Research 3 March 2011
The American Literature Scholar in the Digital Age 3 March 2011
Editing in the Digital Age 3 March 2011
Apple iPad 2 2 March 2011
Defending the Humanities 2 March 2011
Coverage of the Apple Event 2 March 2011
Digital History and Continuous Deployment 2 March 2011
What Scholars Want from the Digital Public Library of America 1 March 2011
Why I Don't Use A Commenting System 1 March 2011
Using Vim 14 February 2011
What is the Internet? 14 February 2011
FREQr Version 2 13 February 2011
Programming Guides 8 February 2011
Stanford Tool DataWrangler 3 February 2011
Less Yack, More Hack 2 February 2011
Creating a Government-less Internet 30 January 2011
Learn How to Code 30 January 2011
EFF Uncovers Widespread FBI Violations 30 January 2011
The Importance of No 26 January 2011
Hiring Front-End Engineers 25 January 2011
Focus 23 January 2011
Road Train Technology 19 January 2011
Netflix Spends 20 Times More on Postage than Bandwidth 18 January 2011
Facebook and the Problem of Publics 16 January 2011
The Rubyist Historian: Our First Program 12 January 2011
The Rubyist Historian: Randomness 8 January 2011
The Rubyist Historian: Working With Advanced Data 7 January 2011
The Rubyist Historian: Arrays and Hashes 4 January 2011
The Rubyist Historian: Loops and Control Structures 2 January 2011
RSS is Dying 2 January 2011

2010

The Rubyist Historian: Methods and Classes 31 December 2010
URL Design 30 December 2010
The Rubyist Historian: Getting Started 29 December 2010
Net Neutrality 23 December 2010
Why We Program 22 December 2010
A Great Year for Ruby 14 December 2010
Start Using CSS3 and HTML5 Now 11 December 2010
The Rubyist Historian: The Series 10 December 2010
How I Learned Code 3 December 2010
Ruby vs. Python 28 November 2010
FREQr, a Command Line Word Frequency Generator 28 November 2010
Refocusing on Content 28 November 2010
Pianobar, Your Command Line Pandora Client 24 November 2010
Long Live the Web 20 November 2010
Douglas Rushkoff, Program or Be Programmed 11 October 2010
Some Good Words to Live By 10 October 2010
Open Access Scholarship and Computers in the Humanities 8 October 2010
Back to Blog (Basics) 8 October 2010
Excuse the Mess 3 October 2010
Preparing for Your Semester Teaching Assistantship 10 August 2010

2009

Tool Review: TokenX and Language Analysis 25 October 2009
Tool Review: Google Earth for Digital Historians 7 September 2009
Digital History as a Research Methodology 3 June 2009
Foundational Material in Digital History 20 April 2009

2008

Framing Red Power: Newspapers and the Trail of Broken Treaties 18 December 2008
How To: Designing Digital History 29 November 2008
Open Source Scholarship, and Why History Should Be Open Source 8 November 2008
The Dell Mini 9: A Historian's Review 8 November 2008
The WHA: A Debrief 26 October 2008
The Promise of Digital History 18 September 2008
Kindle as a Metaphore for the History Web 2 May 2008
The Challenge of Digital History 23 April 2008
Liveblogging the Rawley: The Historical Community Online 12 April 2008
Bobley Visits UNL 8 April 2008