A new tool from the University of Virginia demonstrates that digital history is about more than big data: It's about uncertainty, nuance, and connection.
Says one curator, "I wish there were more articles headlined 'Thorough, Accurate Cataloging Pays Off!' "
At his best, Bradbury wrote stories that speak to what it means to be human.
Every science museum worth its planetarium lens has developed a way for the public to engage in the astronomical event.
It's time for a second golden age of the stereoscope.
It may be hard to believe now, but in the 1920s people had to learn how to dial, much like we once learned how to text.
Imagining a futuristic world can help us tease out the relationship between culture and technology.
Nostalgic paintings of people in fields and factories put a shine on history's hard times.
Rogue philosopher Ivan Illich's ideas and what they mean for the Internet age
A group of undergraduates is unlocking the secrets of Roger Williams's idiosyncratic shorthand script.
Culturally, we are obsessed with firsts, being able to pinpoint the date that a thing came into being. But what about lasts? Are there ever really lasts?
Pointe shoes made the ballerinas of the New York City Ballet into technological artifacts, modern and indistinguishable "like IBM machines"
Early conflicts about the meaning of photography have muddled photographs' status in courtrooms ever since
A historian traces the history of humble footwear in the trenches