Kirschenbaum 2002

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Kirschenbaum, Matthew. "Editor's Introduction: Image-Based Humanities Computing." 36.1 (February 2002): 3-6.

computer not just "an instrument for computation -- that it is also a venue for representation" (4)

robust encoding for search/retrieval on text side; facsimiles on the other

  • "computationally speaking, the dived between image and text remains all but irreconcilable" (4)
  • manipulate images in binary formats, and textual data as ASCII