Slides from my presentation on Web Archives and Digital Methods

These are the slides from my presentation on Web Archives and Digital Methods: Reconstructing the Dutch Blogosphere with the Internet Archive. During the NWO CATCHmeeting “Supporting Media Studies Research: Exploration and Contextualization” at the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision in Hilversum I presented some web archive use scenarios with a specific focus on doing… Read more Slides from my presentation on Web Archives and Digital Methods

Paper: Where do bloggers blog? Platform transitions within the historical Dutch blogosphere

My first co-authored article, with colleague Esther Weltevrede, has been published in First Monday, Volume 17, Number 2 – 6 February 2012. Where do bloggers blog? Platform transitions within the historical Dutch blogosphere Abstract The blogosphere has played an instrumental role in the transition and the evolution of linking technologies and practices. This research traces and… Read more Paper: Where do bloggers blog? Platform transitions within the historical Dutch blogosphere

Visualizing data with Gephi: Abstract interpretations of the Dutch blogosphere #madewithgephi

I am currently working on analyzing the Dutch blogosphere with my colleague Esther Weltevrede with help of colleague Erik Borra from the Digital Methods Initiative. In an early exploratory phase Esther and I started to learn how to use Gephi to visualize our data and networks. In one of my early attempts I created this… Read more Visualizing data with Gephi: Abstract interpretations of the Dutch blogosphere #madewithgephi

Snapshot of the Dutch Blogosphere December 2010

This map provides an insight into the linking practices of a part of the Dutch blogosphere. Download full map as PDF. Starting points provided by Bert Brussen’s blogpost (including comments) calling for “weblogs that matter anno 2010.” This is not the “whole” Dutch blogosphere, it maps the interlinking practices of the blogs of the startinglist.… Read more Snapshot of the Dutch Blogosphere December 2010