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Is the Writing on the Wall for Handwriting?

We continue to engage with what we think are interesting aspects revolving around digital technology and society, especially the relationship between the digital and everyday life situations. In this piece, for example, Elaine Quigley –  a graphologist by trade – asks whether handwriting is becoming increasingly obsolete owing to the pervasiveness of digital technology, and…

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The Fragility Of Online Data

The reality is that much of our digital history is in the hands of companies that could disappear tomorrow. If archivists are blocked as they were here, can we expect a company like Twitter to keep those artifacts alive every time one of these services is threatened? And should we even want that to happen?…

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Introducing Twitter Data Grants

To date, it has been challenging for researchers outside the company who are tackling big questions to collaborate with us to access our public, historical data. Our Data Grants program aims to change that by connecting research institutions and academics with the data they need. engineering.twitter.com/research/data-grants Though the timeframes of both our Bute and Stoke community…

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