Historic Juxtaposition

Southern Israelite, 1940’s AD Working on another research project this afternoon, I stumbled across this image. I immediately recognize the stereotyping of an African American man as a jovial waiter happily ready to serve a cold beer. This type of imagery was common in print and media through the early part of the twentieth century. […]

Recipe: Cold Brew Tea

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Digital Diplomatics

A recent Ars Technica article demonstrated that there’s a great need for diplomatic training in the record keeping profession. This case from Canada revolved around using fonts for forging records, but the would-be forger used a series fonts that would not have existed at the time the documents were created. New Skills?

The ROM Drama

A major site that hosts ROMS of classic video games has shut down because they are being sued by Nintendo. There’s a lot of discussion around this topic circulating in games journalism. Here’s a few pieces https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/08/emuparadise-shuts-down-rom-downloads-amid-lawsuit-fears/https://kotaku.com/in-defense-of-roms-a-solution-to-dying-games-and-broke-1828340811 Issues What are this issue There are some issues at play here that don’t seem complex at first, […]

I Read This: June 12, 2018

Neat Silicon Valley has a problem with conservatives. But not the political kind. – Vox Uncool Falcons’ star Julio Jones is not a happy mini-camper Trump’s Trade Adviser Apologizes for ‘Inappropriate’ Trudeau Comments Buckhead residents sue Bobby Jones Golf Course developer I didn’t see this coming Mike Pence will address Southern Baptists — just as […]