News tagged with digital humanities

Cadavers beat computers for learning anatomy

Despite the growing popularity of using computer simulation to help teach college anatomy, students learn much better through the traditional use of human cadavers, according to new research that has implications ...

dateOct 16, 2014 in Social Sciences
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UN votes to protect privacy in digital age (Update)

The U.N. General Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution aimed at protecting the right to privacy against unlawful surveillance in the digital age on Wednesday in the most vocal global criticism of U.S. eavesdropping.

dateDec 18, 2013 in Internet
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UN advances Internet privacy resolution (Update)

The U.N. General Assembly's human rights committee on Tuesday unanimously adopted a resolution sponsored by Brazil and Germany to protect the right to privacy against unlawful surveillance, following months ...

dateNov 26, 2013 in Internet
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Data tells a compelling story

The journalists behind The Boston Globe's "68 Blocks" series, which takes an in-depth look at life in the city's Bowdoin-Geneva neighborhood, knew they wanted hard data to play a key role in their work. But ...

dateJun 25, 2013 in Social Sciences
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