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A PowerPoint Party: The Economy of Adventure Bay

My family had a “PowerPoint” party for my stepdad’s birthday – each member of the family had to give a presentation …

Setting up an Online Course in LEARN: One Historian to Another

This is going to be an ever-evolving document, just to provide some tips and tricks to others working with LEARN at Waterloo to crash …

No-Knead and Sourdough: Baking in the Age of COVID-19

Meandering bread post ahead! Stay tuned for more web archiving content soon.. When I’ve been on parental leave (twice), …

New Paper: We Could, but Should We? Ethical Considerations for Providing Access to GeoCities and Other Historical Digital Collections

Jimmy Lin, Douglas W. Oard, Nick Ruest, Katie Shilton, and myself recently published a new paper: “We Could, but Should We? …

Emergency Remote Teaching: A Post Secondary Reality Check

Cross-posted from ActiveHistory.ca They fell like dominoes throughout the week as the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic became …

Review of the SAGE Handbook of Web History in Choice Reviews

A nice review in Choice Reviews by Charles Tappert at Pace University. To sum, The SAGE Handbook of Web History (co-edited by Niels …

Review of History in the Age of Abundance in Business History

Adam Nix, a lecturer in business and management at De Montford University, has just published a review of History in the Age of …

Informing "The Smartphone Has Changed How History Is Written"

One of my favourite publications is The Atlantic, so I was thrilled when Alexis Madrigal reached out in the wake of the popularity …

TVO's The Agenda: The Undoing of History

I had the great pleasure of appearing on TVO’s The Agenda with Steve Paikin, a fantastic current-affairs show that, to my mind, …