Audrey Watters commends the new vanguard of digital archivists:

Let the pundits continue to debate whether or not social media and Twitter enabled the revolutions in Egypt and Tunisia. Digital humanities scholars are already on the case, pulling together the digital archives and the visualizations of the social media records from the events. ... Hypercities has recently turned its attention to Egypt, and its team of digital humanities scholars - Yoh Kawano, Todd Presner, and David Shepard - have created a live, interactive map of all the tweets in Cairo, viewable at

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