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Articles with keyword "computers"

Walter Isaacson and Walker Percy


A Venn Diagram of Walter Isaacson

His research overlaps with reporting, his leadership with collaboration, his writing with old-fashioned storytelling.

illustration of a 1950s computer


The Rise of the Machines

How to turn language, the core operating system of the humanities, into numbers . . .


Our Place in Time

An exhibition examines how technology has shaped American society.


Navigating Ancient Worlds

The realm of heroes and myths is transformed into an online library in the Perseus project.


The Amazing Adding Subtracting Composing Creating Do-Everything Machine

An English countess creates the basis for computer software.

Image of Phoebe Stein Davis

In Focus

Maryland’s Phoebe Stein Davis

Phoebe Stein Davis is determined to make the humanities relevant.

East African slaves aboard the Daphne, a British Royal Navy vessel


Gross Injustice

The slave trade by the numbers.